Ask Others What They Want or Need

Yesterday we risked asking for ourselves. Today, let’s do the opposite and ask others what they need. Sometimes that’s a far bigger risk.

When was the last time you asked your boss if you could do more around the office? Or asked your wife if she needed help around the house? Or asked your kids if they wanted you to spend more time with them?

Those are risky questions indeed because you may not want to hear the answer.

Today, notice how often you don’t ask others what they need because of your own desire to receive for the self alone. Once you get in touch with that, ask if you can help in whatever context.

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