How to Ask for Help

One of the greatest challenges in life is asking for help. In some cultures especially Asian-related, it can be perceived as a weakness. Perfectionism and self-reliance is common in Asian cultures. Not asking for help is detrimental to one’s well-being.

Nonetheless, success in Silicon Valley eventually comes from one’s ability to ask for help. This NYT article along with a famous Steve Jobs interview highlight how it’s done well.