If you have ever been fortunate enough to own a dog, you’ll understand this post better than most. Dogs have a knack for positioning themselves exactly so that the person petting them can scratch their…well, butt. They aren’t shy about it either. If they could speak, I’m sure they’d say “Please, I need your help, I can’t reach that!”
Dogs ask for what they want. They aren’t apologetic nor do they beat around the bush. They “ask” straight up. People, unfortunately, aren’t as straight forward; we tend to drop hints, use innuendo, or even make defensive statements. How can we be more like the dogs of this world and ask for what we really want?
Try this 3-step approach. First, what do you want? Is