“Tie My Shoes, Please: How Persuasion Works” by by Shankar Vedantam on NPR’s Health Blog discusses research from Dariusz Dolinski of the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities in Poland. An unusual request gets you to stop and think. Then, you are more likely to comply with the real request. Listen to the podcast and read the article. Which of these persuasion techniques (door-in-the-face, fear-then-relief, foot-in-the-door) have you experienced? How might this knowledge help you as a manager or a marketer?