"If you don't ask, the answer is always no"
“If you dont go after what you want, youll never have it. If you dont ask, the answer is always no. If you dont step forward youre always in the same place” said Nora Roberts, a best-selling author.This holds true for almost all of us. We are content with what we get, even though it may not be ideal or even close to ideal. We subscribe to the view that “sab chalta hai”, which has become an inherent part of life for us. But, this attitude has made us laidback and non-assertive. It is important to cultivate the attitude to “ask”. It means to be assertive, which is “being self-assured and confident without being aggressive”.“Assertiveness is a social skill and people who are assertive clearly and respectfully communicate their wants, needs, positions, and boundaries to others” (https://www.psychol...
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