Career and Enterprising

How to ask for a favor at work without making it awkward

woman asking for a favor at work

Yes, we know asking for favors can be awkward at times. But sometimes the only way to get something done is to ask for help—and if you’re at work, that means asking a colleague. Asking for a favor at work is like anything else: it takes practice, preparation, and confidence. If you learn the art of making the request, you can confidently ask for what you need without feeling embarrassed or like you’re imposing on someone else. In this article,