Ask Outrageously!: The Secret to Getting What You Really Want

Ask Outrageously The Secret to Getting What You Really Want Stop Holding Yourself Back It s Time to Go Ask The strongest relationships top sales groups and most successful organizations have one thing in common people who have the courage to ask outrageously

  • Title: Ask Outrageously!: The Secret to Getting What You Really Want
  • Author: Linda Byars Swindling
  • ISBN: 9781523082711
  • Page: 145
  • Format: Paperback
  • Stop Holding Yourself Back It s Time to Go Ask The strongest relationships, top sales groups, and most successful organizations have one thing in common people who have the courage to ask outrageously This doesn t mean being obnoxious or taking advantage of people It means not compromising, taking a risk to get what you know you need, not what you think you can get.BasStop Holding Yourself Back It s Time to Go Ask The strongest relationships, top sales groups, and most successful organizations have one thing in common people who have the courage to ask outrageously This doesn t mean being obnoxious or taking advantage of people It means not compromising, taking a risk to get what you know you need, not what you think you can get.Based on Linda Swindling s original research and her experience helping people make high stakes requests in everything from business negotiations to marriage proposals, this book offers proven approaches to improve your asking and boost your chances of success Whether you are a professional looking for a bigger opportunity, an entrepreneur striving to build a company, a nonprofit seeking funding, or simply a parent or friend wanting a fulfilling relationship, it s time to make that big ask Get ready Your results will surpass your greatest expectations

    One thought on “Ask Outrageously!: The Secret to Getting What You Really Want”

    1. I won this book in a drawing.This is a book that teaches you principles of how to ask for something and actually get it. It's like a lot of these books, where the key is really preparation, but the truth gets told over and over again.

    2. This Book Pushes the Science of Asking to a Whole New LevelAs a working journalist, I’ve known the power of asking the right question but Linda Byars Swindling stirs all sorts of new possibilities with ASK OUTRAGEOUSLY! The data and experiences in this book are based on a research study with more than 1,000 people. I found the information engaging and fascinating and applicable to my life. As Swindling writes in the introduction, “Asking is not a task to be delegated or avoided. You can’t [...]

    3. If you like to know how your asking and negotiation habits “square” with those of your friends and colleagues, this is the book. The author asked more than 1,200 people about items they’d been able to negotiate: lowered credit-card rates, lowered rent, getting a college grade change, discounted hotel rate or an upgraded room, and so forth. She also studied the reverse—why people failed to ask for what they really wanted and why they routinely settle for less than their dreams. The result [...]

    4. I didn't finish this book on CD, as it was very business oriented, but you could definitely apply the concepts to anything in your life--your job, your personal life, etc. It explores all the reasons why we don't ask for the things that we want, and gives us tips and examples of HOW to ask. Very interesting!!!

    5. Starting from a simple premise of asking for what you want, it quickly expands into advice for a myriad of different situations, both in personal and professional life, all based on asking and how you should do it.Overall, a good read for those looking to improve.

    6. The secrets outA very valuable tool and resource. I put the book to use already (while I was in the middle of reading it) and it works!

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