Q - According to a recent study, if you are asking someone for a favor, they are 50% more likely to say "yes" if you do this while asking. What is it?
A - Speak into their right ear.
Scientists studied people in clubs in Italy and noticed something about those who bummed cigarettes. When they spoke into someone's right ear, they actually scored cigarettes 50% more often than those who sent their requests to the left ear. Here's a link to the story.
Hmmmm....I'll be honest....i'm trying to think of how I can prevent my boss from turning his head next time I'm asking for a raise! Haha!