Andy Lopata: Just Ask!

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In his second appearance on Access To Anyone, relationship expert and author Andy Lopata, reveals why asking for help is the only real way to revolutionize our careers. Oh, and he shows us how to do it too. During our conversation, we also take a deep dive into what it really means to get honest with each other (and ourselves) and how this will ultimately deepen our connections and improve our lives.


Topics include:

  • The biggest insights from his latest book, Just Ask
  • The three things you can do to change your approach when it comes to asking for help
  • Why asking for help should never be seen as a weakness
  • Realizing that the image we present to the world is not necessarily real (and why knowing this will help us relate to people on a different level)
  • The good, bad, and ugly sides of envy
  • How to draw people into your successes
  • Answering honestly at the right time, in the right way, and to the right people
  • Turning to people who are outside of your bubble
  • The importance of learning to be vulnerable again (especially when you’ve been burned before)
  • Why it’s selfish to not ask for help
  • And so much more!

A specialist in professional relationships and networking for over 20 years, Andy Lopata was called ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ by the Financial Times and ‘a true master of networking’ by The Independent and Forbes.com. A very experienced international speaker, Andy is the author of five books, has been quoted in a number of other business books and regularly quoted in the international press.

Andy is a Fellow and a Board Member of the Professional Speaking Association UK & Ireland (PSA) and a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute as well as a Master of the Institute for Sales Management. He is also one of just 26 recipients of the PSA’s top honour, the ‘Award of Excellence’.


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