Mayday! The benefits of asking for help

Cynthia CloskeyGeneral

Asking for help and incorporating what other can do for you will make
you more productive, but will also open up perspectives and points of
view that you might not have possessed previously. Asking for help
also creates an obligation for you to return the favor or at least be
available to help others. This creates a sense of shared work and
shared effort, and builds a stronger team. When individuals don’t seek
each other’s advice, team building and collaboration are much harder to

Thinking Faster touts the benefits of asking for help. This is great advice for small business owners and entrepreneurs who are used to carrying the weight themselves: Share the load with others, and you’ll be stronger and go faster.

(Link thanks to Designing Innovations.)