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Video : The art of asking

by | Apr 29, 2013 | Inspiration

“Her openness and honesty are delightful.”
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In this fascinating Ted Talk Amanda Palmer talks about the strong connection she has with her music fans through simply allowing herself to be truly seen.

We all need that – and she has connected deeply with her audience. But she has also perfected the art of ‘asking’ for help, for money for her work and just about everything in between.

As it’s a Ted Talk, it is 20 minutes long – longer than our usual inspiration series – but we think you’ll find it inspiring and not a little moving. Her openness and honesty are delightful.

We could all do with more help – why not follow her example and simply… ask.


This is part of our ‘Monday Inspiration’ series – videos to inspire the start of your week.

Check out these other videos in the series

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And of course, do share your thoughts in the comments below – we’d love to hear


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