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Having the courage to Ask. Skills in Asking

What I Learned About Networking When I Asked a Stranger for a Kidney

I asked a stranger for a kidney and got a brilliant networking lesson that leaders and executives can all learn from...

The Power of Asking for What You Want

The Power of Asking for What You Want shares how Jack Canfield & Les Hewitt's book The Power of Focus features my story of why you should ask for what you need

Perfecting The Art Of The Ask | Fast Company

Every day is a negotiation for an entrepreneur. Whether advancing a cause, making a request, or persuading others of the merits of our view, negotiating for what we want--often and effectively--is a survival technique for a business owner. We can use it to go after what we want, to create options where there were previously none, and we can use it to defend what is ours and what we need. Perhaps the best news of all, this is a skill that can be learned.SET THE PACEOften as we make a request, the very last thing we’re thinking about is pace.