Something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately is the nature of favors, particularly the dynamic between the two parties making the exchange.
When Jackie asks me to edit his weekly report, I don’t hesitate because he’s also my editor (and he probably makes less mistakes than me).
But how about that friend that always takes and never gives anything in return?
Is a 15 minute video interview worth 30 hits and 2 new subscribers to your blog?
These are the kinds of things we have to navigate not only in the online world, but in our everyday lives as well.
Check out my video rant featuring 4 things you need to be mindful of when approaching someone to ask them a favor.
And be forewarned I think we all take ourselves a little too seriously sometimes so I had a little bit of fun with this video. I also tried holding the camera on my own, which in retrospect was not a good idea (MILK WAS A BAD CHOICE!) so as a disclaimer: You may experience motion sickness upon watching this video.
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