Interesting approach to describe some basic mechanisms that drive people’s relationships.
Principle of knowledge
Every person we meet can potentially teach us something new.
Principle of harisma
People are interested in people that show interest in them.
Principe of friendship
In the equal conditions people will tend to work with those whom they like; when the conditions are uneven people still tend to do so.
Principle of self-relationship
Feeling free and open with oneself allows to be free and open with others
Principle of mirror
Before judging others, pay attention to own actions.
Principle of pain
A hurt person hurts others.
Principle of situation
Don’t let situation matter for you more than relationship with that person.
Principle of Bob
If Bob has problems with everybody, most likely Bob IS the main problem.
Principle of hammer
Don’t use hammer to kill a mosquito on another person forehead.
Principle of exchange
Instead of showing others their place we should try put ourselves in theirs.
Principle of 10 points
Believing in people’s best qualities generally provokes them to show their best.
Principle of confrontation
First take care of people, then confront.
Principle of stone wall
Trust is a base of any relationships.
Principle of elevator
In the relationship it’s possible to bring people up and down.
Principle of higher road
We make transition to a higher level when we start treating other better than they treat us.
Principle of boomerang
When helping others, we help ourselves.
Principle of satisfaction
In a perfect relationship in order to achieve satisfaction two parts don’t need more than just being together.
Principle of 101 percent
Find 1 percent that you agree on and focus 100 percent of your effort there.
Principle of trench
When preparing for the battle, dig a trench where one more friend could fit as well.
Principle of patience
Travelling with others is always slower, but further.
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