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Strength in Numbers

There's no need to go it alone--you can find solutions by accepting others' advice.

By Romanus Wolter

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Many of us prefer to discover information on our own rather thanseek help. Some cultures tell us asking for advice is a sign ofweakness-a lack of self-confidence or the necessary skills toachieve our goals. We may think that if we don'tsingle-handedly accomplish a task, others won't consider ustrue entrepreneurs.

Being open to suggestions stimulates your mind to developalternative solutions and conquer new challenges. To avoid becomingburnt out from being a one-person show, take down self-imposedbarriers, and seek the advice you need to grow your business.Confidently soliciting recommendations from experiencedprofessionals will boost your pioneering spirit and broaden yourresource base. Here are five ways to get started:

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