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Why Asking for Help Is a Surprisingly Powerful Business Skill

You build connections and get valuable information, even when you don’t get what you ask for

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IfIf you’ve ever felt uncomfortable making a request, Ralph Waldo Emerson might be to blame. In his classic 1841 essay “Self-Reliance,” he laid the foundation for an American philosophy centered on…

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