BY TONI NELSON— When you look at others you might think that their success was an easy path.
What you may not realize is that many of the people who are successful “asked.”
You might be thinking, that’s all? They asked and they received? No, it’s not that simple.
Here’s a perfect example: The other day I was watching The Steve Harvey Show and he had Jamie Foxx as his guest.
Jamie Foxx was in comedy but he wanted to be a singer. What did he do? He started asking people to his home to have fun and sing. He invited Kanye West, who attended his party. They sang and recorded a song together and Jamie didn’t think anything of it.
As a matter of fact, he thought it would never go anywhere. He went off to do a movie and when he came back,the song was number 1 (at least I believe that’s what he said). That was exactly what he needed and his signing career took off.
What can Jamie Foxx teach you about growing your business?
If Jamie Foxx didn’t ask, where would he be today?
This should be a good lesson for you when it comes to getting the things you want in your business.
Let’s say you want to speak at different networking groups. How do you make something like that happen? You have to ASK! You’ll need to get in touch with the person who is the group leader. Is that out of your comfort zone? Perhaps, but it’s something that needs to be done.
It’s a simple three letter word, “Ask.” Yet it can have a powerful effect on your life and business.
There’s a saying: “good things come to those that ask.”
If you are trying to start or grow your business take a deep breath and ask!
You might be surprised at the answers you receive.
Think about it…
What would you rather do? Ask and be turned down or wonder, what if?
Take what happened to Jamie Foxx as a lesson. One that can help you achieve your goals.
Not sure where to start? Think about what it is you are trying to accomplish.
Who’s help do you need getting there?
Once you have answered those questions it will be easier for you to seek out the individuals who can help you.
Never be afraid to ask and never be afraid to hear the word “no”.
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