How To Be Unreasonable: A Conversation
“Follow up and follow through.”
I met Daniel Epstein this past summer while teaching at the inaugural Bold Academy’s “School For Superheroes” in Boulder, Colorado. Daniel led a jam-packed Q&A session around the art of “The Ask” for new and veteran entrepreneurs and change-makers, and I sat in on the session. He made a number of interesting points and I had a chance to follow up with him and ask him to share a few more insights.
Here’s our conversation.
You focused on a particular topic at Bold Academy: The Art of The Ask, and you talked a lot about why it’s so important to ask for what you want and to get your message out to the right audience. What makes someone successful at asking for what they want?
Daniel: The most important thing is conviction. Don’t be shy about it. If you genuinely believe in what you’re asking for, or what you’re asking for someone to do—then you’...
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