Asking for help at times can be challenging. Our pride occasionally gets in the way of asking for assistance or we believe we are imposing on others. The truth is, sometimes it takes another person’s fresh viewpoint to figure out a solution to our problem and most people are willing to help.
Here are few tips to check out:
Determine the problem. This step can be the hardest; telling yourself you need the help. If you have tried to solve the problem on your own without success, it may be in your best interest to get the support you need.
Who is the best person to help you? Be optimistic. Believe that people around you want to help, because the majority of the time, they do! You should probably consider who is totally qualified to give you the assistance you’re looking for. Asking for help can also provide an amazing opportunity to get to know someone new in your office or department.
Paying it forward. Be grateful and appreciative for the help you just received, and remember that you can always return the favor in the future. If they need help with something, offer your assistance immediately.
What are some the tips that you would like to share?
by Carole Marinier, Monthly Blogger for Agilec