Asking vs Telling… Which do you believe will receive the more cooperative response?

When you ask you are pulling knowledge from another.  When you tell you are pushing knowledge at another.  So again, take a wild guess on which creates the better dynamic, especially if you are trying to work with others and build relationships.   And here is one last helpful hint if you haven’t landed the answer…  When was the last time you thought it would be awesome to have some shove their knowledge in your face?