The Importance of Knowing When to Ask for Help

The Importance of Knowing When to Ask for Help

This is a guest post by Tina Martin. Tina is a psychologist and entrepreneur. Born and raised in the creative city of Portland, she enjoys helping people in their journey to discovering their passion. She is also a mother of two.

Asking for help is never easy. The thought of others judging you and your own feelings of uncertainty can be overwhelming. This is even more challenging when it comes to work. Of course, nobody wants to be seen as mediocre or lacking in confidence when it comes to their skills. But asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness — it’s a strength that can be harnessed to improve yourself, your career, and even uplift the people around you.

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12 Ways to Create a Brighter Future of Work, Today

12 Ways to Create a Brighter Future of Work, Today

A practice that has really enlivened my work is to attempt to tap into what is happening for my community (if you’re reading this, that’s you) on a collective level. Too often, our personal development strategies are created in isolation when actually, many of us are experiencing and working toward similar visions of a brighter future.

So when I sat down to compose this missive, I wondered, “what are we all experiencing right now?” And, “What are we collectively working toward?”

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