The power of presence and persuasion I learned from a toy elephant seller in Bangkok

Author’s note: I wrote this a few years ago.

Have you ever handed over money for something you at first adamantly refused to pay for?

I’m sitting in a cafe in Bangkok holding a little plastic elephant on a key-chain.

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Alex Mathers

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