CareerCast - Lifelong Career Development

Welcome to CareerCast, a podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business featuring acclaimed authors and management experts. Tune in monthly to gain insights that will kick-start your professional development.

Wayne Baker

Ask Successfully

In today’s world, do you think that you have to do everything on your own? Or, when you do ask for advice, support, or a referral, do you receive no response at all? Dr. Wayne Baker, Robert P. Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Management & Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations, and author of All You Have to Do Is Ask would say that you need to learn how to ask successfully and do it early and often. In this CareerCast, Wayne shares his insights from decades of research and the practical implications, strategies, and tools on how to leverage the power of appreciative requests to open doors, discover answers, and create positive change.

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