Steve Jobs: Asking for Help is not a Sign of Weakness but a Predictor of Success!

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Twenty-eight years ago, Steve Jobs said asking for help separates those who do From those who dream. Science says he's still right.

A 2013 study found that prosocial behaviors are intuitive, if only because people typically feel happier after performing acts of kindness. A study published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people significantly overestimate the likelihood a request for help will be rejected. And probably most surprising, a study published in Management Science found that seeking assistance can even boost how competent the person asking for help is perceived by the person asked.

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