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 content strategist and teacher helping community builders create strong brands. A longtime writer, marketing pro and coworking leader, Cat is the founder of Coworking Convos and