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The Resource All you have to do is ask : how to master the most important skill for success, Wayne Baker

All you have to do is ask : how to master the most important skill for success, Wayne Baker

Label
All you have to do is ask : how to master the most important skill for success
Title
All you have to do is ask
Title remainder
how to master the most important skill for success
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Baker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"University of Michigan Professor and cofounder, with Adam Grant, of Give and Take Inc, shows us how to master one of life's most critical skills: the ability to ask for help. Often, there is a simple and seemingly obvious act standing between us and success: asking for the help and resources we need to succeed. Imagine you're on a deadline for a big project, and feeling overworked and overwhelmed. Or you're looking for a job, but can't seem to get your foot in the door. Or you're stuck on a challenge, and need a creative jolt. Or you're dying to score tickets to a sold out concert, a reservation at the hot new restaurant, or a referral to an expert -- and all your leads have gone cold. What do these seemingly random problems all have in common? They can all be solved simply by reaching out -- to a colleague, friend, or your wider network -- and making an ask. A bestselling book by Baker's business partner, Adam Grant explains why being a giver is the road to long-run success. But what about the benefits of making requestss? The reseach shows that asking for help makes us better and less frustrated at our jobs. It helps us find new job opportunities and new talent. It unlocks new ideas and solutions, and enhances team performance. And it helps us get the things we want outside the workplace as well. So why do we rarely give ourselves permission to ask? Sometimes we fear being turned down, or being viewed as selfish or incompetent. Other times, we just don't know who or how to ask. But the research shows that asking -- and getting -- what we need is much easier than people tend to think."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Wayne E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD30.3
LC item number
.B365 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Communication in organizations
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Helping behavior
  • Teams in the workplace
Target audience
adult
Label
All you have to do is ask : how to master the most important skill for success, Wayne Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, Internet addresses and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781984825926
Lccn
2019019501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
2001626
Label
All you have to do is ask : how to master the most important skill for success, Wayne Baker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, Internet addresses and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First edition.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9781984825926
Lccn
2019019501
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
2001626

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