I Hate to Ask 🤷🏼‍♂️

How are you? I ask because this issue is tackling a British taboo: asking.

We ask all the time. Some find it easier than others…

Were you ever told “it’s rude to ask”?

Then, years later, you get taught to ‘ask for the business’ on that super-slick sales course(?)

We Brits struggle with asking.

Asking involves jeopardy. Asking means you might get a “no”. Asking is impolite.



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George Beverley

George Beverley

I write about UX and Research. Day job is with the Insightful UX folks. AKA The Audience Detective and part-time lecturer at Arts University Bournemouth.