Category: The Language of Asking

Three Key Words for Successful Asking

There are three words that I believe are critical to a successful asker:  “please” (which seems a bit obvious) and “thank you” (which often gets overlooked). Expressing gratitude to those who deserve it has become a challenge in our culture.

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Frightened by the New Economy?

When Oliver asked for more, the warden gave him more anger. He should have been more specific. We hear it all the time, from all sorts of places. You can’t do that in the new economy. You can’t expect that

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What Are You Asking For?

Now, those of you that know me well may have read the title of this post with a New Yawk accent, and a slightly obnoxious attitude. Like, “Whaddya askin’ for?” And expecting it to be followed closely by, “Who wants

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