Courage for the Strategic Ask ~ In Conclusion

August 17, 2021

Every ask is a risk. We put ourselves on the line when we put words to what we want and have no guarantee that we’ll get it.

Two things you can do to help bolster your courage:
1) Fall in love with your goals more than you fear rejections.
2) Know that inside every ask is an offer find what that is, and it can embolden your ask.

You can catch all Four Pillars of Strategic Asking here:

The Framework for Strategic Asking
Strategic Asking Pillar 1: Money
Strategic Asking Pillar 2: Influence
Strategic Asking Pillar 3: Authority
Strategic Asking Pillar 4: Balance

And if you'd like to experience an "Ask Strategy Session" with Dia Bondi, sign up for her Coaching Circle on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021 at 12 p.m. PT, exclusively for the 3% Community! Spaces are limited so grab yourself a spot here

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About Dia
Elevating the Impact of Leaders
For nearly two decades, Dia Bondi has coached CEOs, innovators, and ambitious professionals - helping them align and activate people teams and cultures toward shared goals and making it possible for them to elevate their impact and use communications as a strike point for their leadership. Dia has worked with world-class brands like Intel, Mozilla, Salesforce, Dropbox, and Agilent Technologies helping their leaders have more impact. She’s coached changemakers at the Clinton Global Initiative and the Commonwealth Games Federation and countless Entrepreneurs in Technology and social impact who are in the midst of a level up. As a coach and story strategist, she’s worked with the Olympic Committees of Chile, Turkey, and Brazil and helped Rio de Janeiro secure the 2016 Summer Games. She is an Activator in the SheEO Network and a Faculty member of Harbour Space- a University of Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Design.
Accelerating Women
After attending auctioneering school for fun, she translated the techniques she learned into a program that prepares women to ask for more and leave nothing on the table, called Ask Like an Auctioneer. That project’s goal is to help 1MM women to ask for more and get it and has produced her mission to put more money and decision-making power in the hands of women so we can change everything for all of us. Dia’s confidence is infectious and she has had an impact in a range of industries and loves to work with leaders at their most critical communications moments and when stakes are high. She's been covered in CNBCMake It and Forbes.