As the saying goes, you don’t get what you don’t ask for.  A lot of us are too prideful or just plain scared to ask for anything.

Whether it’s for help, financial assistance or even directions.  Society has almost made it shameful to ask anyone for anything because it puts you in a perceived position of weakness.  This is actually quite the opposite.  The problem is, we are going about asking all wrong.

This is an amazing TED talk video from Amanda Palmer who was able to raise a million dollars on Kickstarter by simply asking.

It’s amazing what we can accomplish when we put our pride to the side, and just “ask”.  Check out the inspirational video above.

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