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When You Should Ask for Help for Your Small Business

14. December 2015 07:46

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Running a small business most likely means you do it all – marketing, business ideas, accounting, and more. Maybe you think no one can do it better than you do. Or perhaps you feel like you started a business because you wanted things your way.

The truth is you may feel like you don’t want or need assistance, but the key to growing your business is asking for help. Often the entrepreneurial mindset includes passion, determination, and optimism. But it might also include the reluctance to ask for help, which could put an end to your business venture.

Whether it's delegating some tasks, partnering up, or outsourcing, asking for help has taught me a few things about my business.

Asking for help with your business doesn’t signify weakness. In fact, asking for help at the right time usually strengthens your business and your entrepreneurial skills.

Rieva Lesonsky is CEO of GrowBiz Media, a media and custom content company focusing on small business and entrepreneurship. Email Rieva at [email protected], follow her on Google+ and, and visit her website,, to get the scoop on business trends and sign up for Rieva's free TrendCast reports.

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