Have you made a big ask lately?
Is your stomach in knots just simply reading the question?
Do your hands clam up, throat dry out, rehearsed speech can't be found anywhere in the brain?
I'm all of the above! because it's a pretty big deal! and it takes the right amount of humility and confidence to do this.
I define a big ask as approaching someone of influence and importance to you with an extraordinary request.
i've been making big asks lately. Not all have been successful, but all have been beyond me.
My requests are pouring out of me as I seek endorsements for my book, but they come from us for a variety of reasons: