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How Asking For Something Can Improve Your Life and Career

James Calder | Posted 03.28.2016 | Good News
James Calder

Many people in life and business haven't figured out the art of asking. Far too many of us look at important people as unreachable. A funny thing can ...

4 Communication Skills That Will Increase Your Influence

Matt Fore | Posted 03.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Matt Fore

Consider a change in your communication habits. Words are powerful. They create romance, build business and topple kingdoms. Use them to your advantage. Here are four ways you can create greater influence in your life by using the right words.

31 Things I Asked for By Age 31

Susie Moore | Posted 03.03.2017 | Women
Susie Moore

What is a really important question that you asked in your life, and were just so happy that you did?

Why Are Children Less Valuable Than Guns in America? It's Time to Protect Children Not Guns

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Three years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut where a lone 20-year-old gunman wielding an assault weapon snuffed out 26 child and teacher lives, our nation has done shamefully little to protect children instead of guns.

I Give Myself Permission to...

James Altucher | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
James Altucher

Oh, I can't do that. It would be rude. Oh my god, there's that awkward silence. My parents really want me to at least finish school so I can have "security."

The One Question You Need to Ask Yourself Before You Say Anything

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Conflict is an unavoidable part of our lives, whether we're CEOs, entrepreneurs, parents, spouses, engineers or ditch diggers. In some cases, conflict stimulates us to accomplish great things.

The Art of Asking: Needing Help When You Just Want to Be 'One of the Boys'

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

It is in these moments that I have to come face to face with my disability, and the anxiety around what that might mean can be all consuming.

Start Asking for It

Jordan Dansky | Posted 12.27.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

You need to ask for it. You need to be a little more confident and take a little more risks. You need to shoot a little higher with your goals and aspirations. No one is just going to give you something you want -- especially if they have no idea you want it!

Mastering Your Life: How to Play the Game in Five Easy Steps

Tiffany O. Silver | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Tiffany O. Silver

Imagine this energy is like currency -- you get a certain amount each day, to create your now -- so you wouldn't want to fritter it away. Once you realize the impermanence of life, that the past and the future aren't able to be held because they do not really exist, you can only be present!

Why Parents Should Always Ask If There's a Gun in the House

Ashlyn Melton | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Ashlyn Melton

In all those years of play dates and sleepovers, I never had anyone ask me about my guns, and I never asked anyone else about theirs. I didn't think to ask. I would have never let my child go there if I had known they had guns lying around unsecured.

Why Not ASK?

Suzy Shuster | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Suzy Shuster

Guns are in one of every three homes; are they within reach of your curious little child? Because kids are just that -- curious, and no matter how many times you may have discussed safety with your kids, if he or she finds one, you can bet on curiosity taking over.

The Ask

Kristen Noel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Kristen Noel

I'd like to call attention to the nurturing of our creative and professional selves, an aspect not always so well attended to. We always hear about the proverbial "boy's club" in business, politics, and the professional arena -- can we do a sound check on our "sisterhood" -- can we say the same?

WATCH: Ask for Help

Brad Yates | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

At my daughter's promotion for eighth grade this week, one of the speakers offered three points of advice about success: 1) Set Goals 2) Work Hard 3)...

Facebook Wants You To Ask, 'Hey, Girl, You Single?'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology

Just in case you thought Facebook’s “Relationship Status” wasn’t awkward enough, the site has now streamlined the process of asking people if ...

5 Things You Should Always Ask For

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn My world changed when I learned that almost any restaurant will make you a grilled cheese sandwich if you ask nicely. And I started t...

Fudge! How To Deal With Life's Less-Than-Sweet Moments

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.05.2012 | Training
Deepak Chopra

It might seem impossible that any three questions can--and should--be asked anytime things go wrong, but the sad truth is that millions of us dwell on the three questions we shouldn't ask.

An Almanac Of Sore Losers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to reports from top Republicans, Norm Coleman's legal battle for his Minnesota Senate seat could continue all the way to the Supreme Court, ...

Will 'Axe' Cut Ties With His 'Secret' Firm?

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

Taking the A out of AKP&D will help David Axelrod focus on Obama and avoid conflicts. But what about ASK? Never heard of it? ASK Public Strategies is Axelrod's other business.