I specialize in career and personal development topics, and have been featured as an expert on other platforms for my advice. Founder of 30ThirstyandTrying.com.
I’d started a new job, but was feeling a bit lost. Engaging in what I declared internally to be a big act of self-love, I decided to embrace everything that I wanted or needed for the next year (within reason, of course). If I had the time and the financial capability to do something, I would just say yes and figure the details out later.
I found myself absolutely fumbling when it came to being a manager. But through a combination of my desire to succeed (and let’s be honest, fear of failing), advice from mentors, and generally just maturing into my role, I was luckily able to course-correct. Here's what I did:
Asking for help is probably one of the most difficult things to do—especially at work. Here are the four things (I learned the hard way) that happen when you don’t ask for help at work.