Be an “asker”, not a “guesser”

Note: This is part 3 of a series from my “What is Empowerment?” presentation at Google’s Women in Tech conference in March 2018. The idea of asking for what you want sounds so simple, but can be so difficult to put into practice. People who have no qualms about making requests seem almost foreign to me, and there’s a reason for that – there actually is sort of a divide that places people into one of two camps: Askers vs Guessers. I first read about this in an article called This column will change your life – aptly-named because this[…]

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