The favor bank lingered with me.
If you are a millennial, then there is a high chance that one way or another, at some point in your life, you were influenced by Paulo Coelho.
I am a big fan, and I remember during my adolescent years how much I was obsessed with his novels.
One of the concepts mentioned in
one of his novels, The Zahir, is the favor bank concept. That concept has been lingering with me since I read the novel.
The favor bank concept explains how favors are exchanged. When you deposit favors to someone’s bank, they become indebted to you, and so when, in return, you ask them for a favor, they will have no choice but to accept it. Otherwise, you will not be trusted, without you saying a word about them.Read More