Frontwoman for the cabaret punk band the Dresden Dolls and rockstar extraordinaire, Amanda Palmer, recently gave a TED talk on the art of asking. In it, she shares her insights into trusting strangers, the parallels between couchsurfing and crowdsurfing, the future of sharing art, asking for help and the power of the crowd. She advises – don’t make people pay, ask them to.

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Cat Johnson is a writer and content strategist focused on coworking, collaboration and community. She's the author of Coworking Out Loud, a guide to content marketing for coworking space operators. Publications include Yes!