Smart Companies Don't Try to Solve Problems Alone
The benefits result in stronger team performance, productivity and profitability
In the workplace, asking for help can mean the difference between success and failure. This isn’t anecdotal—in fact, research has revealed a number of proven benefits, such as:
- Higher job performance and satisfaction.
- New-hire success.
- Finding jobs—or talent for job openings.
- Creativity and innovation.
- Managing stress.
The benefits of help-seeking accrue to teams and organizations through team performance, cost reduction, productivity and profitability.
Based on research, plus 25 years of business consulting and teaching experience, I’ve identified eight main reasons we don’t give ourselves permission to ask for the things we need. Understanding these obstacles can empower you to overcome, circumvent or avoid them.
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