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Need to Take Action Now? Ask For Help!


Sometimes you need to ask how to take action now in order to get done what needs doing. Often people make plans, great and wonderful plans that will change the world, revolutionize an industry or make it easier to keep the house clean. It is a great thing to plan, to revise the plan and to revise the plan again to make sure it is the best it can be. After all that planning and revising has been done, everything is for nothing if the planner does not take action to make the plans happen.


There are many reasons why the action doesn’t take place. There are many reasons why the person who has so carefully planned and revised the plans never moves past the planning stage.One of the most common reasons is that she does not know how to move forward, she does not know how to take the first step that is needed to walk the road to success. It is scary to move forward and take action now if you do not know what to do or how to take the action.Of all the problems with taking action now, not knowing how may be one of the best problems to have. The reason this may be one of the best take action now barriers is because one can always ask for help.


If you need to move take action now and don’t know how there are a variety of sources to go to for help and advice. The places one can go to ask for help when trying to take action now include:

  • internet search
  • friends
  • mentors
  • librarians
  • support groups
  • social networking groups
All of these sources are readily available and accessible to most people. It is important to realize that taking action now does not have to be a solitary process. While action is often taken by a single person, acting alone, taking action now does not have to be a solitary pursuit. Help is available. As the list above indicates, there are a variety of sources for assistance and advice. If you are one of those people who always has a good idea, a great plan and things to accomplish, but never get moving, stop sitting and struggling alone. Instead get up and ask for help to take action now and accomplish your dreams.
In conclusion, it is magnificent to know that, if you need to take action now and don’t know how, you can ask! So, the question for you this magnificent day is, what do you need to ask so you can take action now?
Janeane Davis

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  • Why reinvent the wheel when you can ask someone to borrow their blueprint? We are so blessed to be able to reach out to people around the world via the Internet--heck, in high school I had to go to the library to look information up!

  • PBS Kids used to have the cutest little song 'commercial' that said, "Ask for Help" -- whenever I'm frazzled, that jingle always pops into my mind as a reminder! :)

  • Great post.. I have been having a very difficult time with my 17 year old daughter and I keep putting off taking away her cell and her boyfriend because I don't want her to be mad at me but you are right I NEED TO TAKE ACTION NOW!! Because if I don't she won't buckle down and do what she needs to do to finish school she is supposed to graduate this year but her GPA and the credits she needs will fall short if she does not start doing what needs to be done to make up what she is missing.. Thank you this gave me the motivation that I need and it felt like you were talking to me and only me.. I really needed this today..

  • Yes. When you are in a safe place, asking for help is super easy. Thanks for the motivation and push.

  • I think planning every step makes a lot of difference, and asking for help is probably the most difficult but crucial step towards executing the plan successfully. Thanks for motivating.

  • Great post! I have so many great ideas and lack the motivation to get started on them.

  • Great idea to ask for help. Sometimes I get overwhelmed if the project is monstrous and taking that first step is tricky. Thanks!

  • Every time I try to take action someone's drama gets dropped on my door step and kills me mood... So I give up :P

    These are great tips though~ Love this post. Someday I'll be back on the horse and will use this!

  • Thanks for the great tips. Sometimes I just get so overwhelmed on what to do next and I end up doing nothing.

  • wonderful post with great tips; it is hard for me to ask for help as well; I always wanna do as much as I can, no matter how hard it is or how long it takes me.. but I'm slowly learning to accept help and will soo follow some of your tips. Thanks

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