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The Art of Asking

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help

Amanda Palmer

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 ...
Publish Date
2015
October 20
First Published in 2014
Goodreads rating
3.91
ISBN
9781455581092
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
I was so inspired by the book that I put it down to start asking people around me for all of the help that I'd been too ashamed or embarrassed to ask for.      source
Mar 09, 2018
Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking, giving, art, and love. Her book The Art Of Asking is so much a must-read, that I give it to all the artists I work with for the holidays. #InternationalWomensDay #WomenInMusic      source
Nov 16, 2016
@captdaf @amandapalmer One of my favorite books, as well as one of my favorite artists. Dresden Dolls 4 life!      source
Jan 01, 2016
Some of my favorite books on human behavior. @danbharris @mkonnikova @navarrotells @cduhigg MIA: @AdamMGrant      source
Apr 12, 2020
”A book I read relatively recently but wished I read when I was younger is The Art of Asking: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer. I am horrible [...]” Aysha Teja (Senior Advisor/Ontario Treasury Board Secretariat) reco ...      source