An indisputable character trait of every successful person is their willingness to stay persistent even when it feels uncomfortable. In this episode we discuss the growing importance of persistence in today’s increasingly uncertain economic climate and how we should all get more comfortable with asking for help.
A good way to remove negative self think when something triggers you to feel that you’re asking too much of others is to remember stories of other ambitious people accomplishing great things because of their willingness to ask others for help directly.
We discuss Barbara Corcoran’s story of landing a spot on ABC’s Shark Tank by following up with Mark Cuban after being rejected for the opportunity. We also talk about how Sergei got a job working for Andrew Yang’s last nonprofit, Venture For America, after being rejected for a job there and following up directly with the COO almost two years later.