Negative news abounds But there’s also reason for optimism.
Ask makes the case for eliciting information, rather than conveying it. For asking questions, rather than making statements. For being the most interested person, rather than the most interesting.
I never had a plan when meeting new people. I always thought that “whatever happens, happens.” Now I do.
The journey may play a more important role in our level of happiness than the destination. I hope this is true, because we often spend so much time on the journey.
Sincerity is one of the most critical traits necessary to forming meaningful relationships. I discuss it extensively in Ask.
I’m writing Ask to make a positive impact on readers. A collateral benefit is that the research has been so eye-opening it’s heightened my personal awareness of how I can “be better.”