Most people are afraid to ask for things. Even if it means the world to us.
Do you want to hang out? (date scenario)
Can you try my product? (marketing scenario)
Can I get a raise? (work scenario)
All of these questions take a
I used to be scared of sounding stupid. And giving others the impression that I don’t know jack s*** about anything.
Because the truth was, I didn’t know jack s***. I had no idea how credit cards worked. What gluten-free meant.
(and what I’m doing now to gain it back)
As a kid, I used to ask “why” to everything.
Why should I eat broccoli?
Why should I go to school?
Why do I need to save money?
My parents probably regretted having me as their kid,
I’d always saved up every penny I earned.
For several reasons:
My parents are both hardcore savers who taught me to stash my paychecks for the bigger things in the future.
I started building my career 3 years ago and haven’t made much.
He was a sweet guy.
Surprising me with chocolates. Massaging my shoulders if my day turned bad. Comforting me when I told him about my nightmares.
I remember this one afternoon he randomly showed up at my front door during the last ten