When you are feeling overwhelmed or just need a little help, there are some tips you can follow to make asking for help easier.
- Make sure you have a clear goal in mind.
Before you even think about asking for help, make sure you know what your goal is. What do you want to achieve? What steps do you need to take to get there? Once you know what your goal is, it will be much easier to figure out how to ask for help.
- Be honest and upfront with the person you are asking.
Don’t be afraid to be honest with the person you are asking for help. If they can’t help, be upfront about that and move on. It’s better to know upfront than to try and fake it and get frustrated later on when they can’t help.
- Don’t expect people to do everything for you.
People don’t always have time or energy to do everything for you. Sometimes it is helpful to recognize that and ask for what you need rather than expecting someone else to do it all for you. You’ll both be happier this way!