Review: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

I will definitely have to read this! Thanks for the recommendation!

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The Art of AskingThe Blurb

Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby for their dollars. When she became a singer, songwriter, and musician, she was not afraid to ask her audience to support her as she surfed the crowd (and slept on their couches while touring). And when she left her record label to strike out on her own, she asked her fans to support her in making an album, leading to the world’s most successful music Kickstarter.

Even while Amanda is both celebrated and attacked for her fearlessness in asking for help, she finds that there are important things she cannot ask for-as a musician, as a friend, and as a wife. She learns that she isn’t alone in this, that so many people are afraid to ask for help, and…

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2 thoughts on “Review: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

  1. It is an awesome interesting book but I actually preferred her TED talk! Which is not surprising since she is a good performer.
    I have an impossible time asking for help but it is easy for me to offer it.

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