There is No Shame in Asking

There is No Shame in Asking

If you want people to Know, Like, and Trust you remember There Is No Shame In Asking. Call it human nature or call it the American Spirit, but we are hardwired to help one another. Certainly, the aftermath of the events of September 11 (or any major tragedy) make this abundantly clear. People will go to great lengths to help one another.

With this, the only thing that separates you from the help that you need is you asking. Dare to ask. Remember, if you are focused on giving and helping others, it is only fair that you attempt to partake in the same process.

  • Let others know what kind of help you want.
  • Describe the types of people you are trying to meet.
  • Explain to your centers of influence how they can help you.
  • Solicit people for information on groups or organizations where your ideal clients might be members.

Understand this, there is no shame in asking. If you are polite and appreciative of whatever they give (even if it is only time), people will come through. Not everyone, but enough to make it all worthwhile. Equally important, however, is this. When you reach out to others, you are in essence affirming that they have value to offer. It is a wonderful compliment. For that, they will be flattered. As backward as it might seem, they will Know, Like, and Trust you for reaching out to them.

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