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The Art of Asking: How I learned to stop worrying and let people help


NOW FEATURING POSTSCRIPT FROM MARIA POPOVA

‘When we really see each other, we want to help each other’ – Amanda Palmer

Imagine standing on a box in the middle of a busy city, dressed as a white-faced bride, and silently using your eyes to ask people for money. Or touring Europe in a punk cabaret band, and finding a place to sleep each night by reaching out to strangers on Twitter. For Amanda Palmer, actions like these have gone beyond satisfying her basic needs for food and shelter – they’ve…

The Art Of Asking

Pub Date : 2014-11-11 | Author : Amanda Palmer | Publisher : Grand Central Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781455581078
ISBN 13 : 1455581070

FOREWORD BY BRENE BROWN and POSTSCRIPT FROM BRAIN PICKINGS CREATOR MARIA POPOVA Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as..

The Art Of Asking

Pub Date : 2014-11-11 | Author : Amanda Palmer | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781455581078
ISBN 13 : 1455581070

FOREWORD BY BRENE BROWN and POSTSCRIPT FROM BRAIN PICKINGS CREATOR MARIA POPOVA Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as..

The Art Of Asking

Pub Date : 2014-11-11 | Author : Amanda Palmer | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780349408101
ISBN 13 : 0349408106

NOW FEATURING POSTSCRIPT FROM MARIA POPOVA 'When we really see each other, we want to help each other' - Amanda Palmer Imagine standing on a box in the middle of a busy city, dress..

Anything You Want

Pub Date : 2015 | Author : Derek Sivers | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781591848264
ISBN 13 : 1591848261

Best known for creating CD Baby, the most popular music site for independent artists, founder Derek Sivers chronicles his "accidental" success and failures into this concise and in..

The Art Of Asking Signed Edition

Pub Date : 2014-11-11 | Author : Amanda Palmer | Publisher : Grand Central Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1455533777
ISBN 13 : 9781455533770

Rock star, crowdfunding pioneer, and TED speaker Amanda Palmer knows all about asking. Performing as a living statue in a wedding dress, she wordlessly asked thousands of passersby..

Dropping Ashes On The Buddha

Pub Date : 2007-12-01 | Author : Stephen Mitchell | Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic

ISBN 10 : 9780802195470
ISBN 13 : 0802195474

“Somebody comes into the Zen center with a lighted cigarette, walks up to the Buddha statue, blows smoke in its face, and drops ashes on its lap. You are standing there. What can..

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