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If you feel yourself getting squeamish at just the thought of asking, you’re not alone. Many business owners I interact with are intimidated about asking for things that will help them grow -- whether it’s for a sale, a testimonial or a collaboration.
There are a lot of reasons for this, including fear of rejection, the fact that it’s scary to put yourself out there and simply that it takes ocean-sized vulnerability.
When you’re asking for something you want the stakes often feel Burj Khalifa high. You have a vested interest in getting a yes, you're invested, you're putting yourself out there (are you starting to sweat).
But if you want to grow your business - you have to get good at asking for things.
For years I've been dealing with some behavioral issues with my dog. He's like Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde. But mostly - Dr. Jeckyll. There was the one time he bit my neighbor -- in the balls. (I wish this was a joke). The times he bit me. But mostly he'd just growl if you petted him when he didn't want to be petted.
I knew he had a good heart. And I was committed to working with him. I hired a trainer for a year. Watched a lot of the dog whisperer and tried various tactics.
But still - he was a jerk. I'd have to put him upstairs when my friends came over with their kids and just be really careful about watching his moods when I wanted to pet him or cuddle.
I decided to try anti-anxiety medications and took him to the vet. They ran...
equivalent in value to the sum or item specified
the value equivalent to that of someone or something under consideration; the level at which someone or something deserves to be valued or rated.
Your worth as a human and what you charge have nothing do with each other.
There is no way that your value as a human being, a living and breathing person can be bought and sold for dollars. Although your life insurance policy might try and determine an economic price tag of your existence, your value as a sister, a mother, a friend, a wife is priceless. There is no price tag on your humanity.
Which is why it’s easy to justify spending a million dollars to keep a pre-term baby...