It is important that you do not think that asking for help is a sign of weakness because if you do think that it is a sign of weaknesses then even when you desperately need assistance you will not ask for it which could be a huge disadvantage to you.
If you are assigned a task that you do not understand it does not mean that you should give up on the task even before attempting the task at hand. It is important that you try and figure things out for yourself, however if you are given a task which you have absolutely no idea how to do, there is no shame in admitting that you do not know what to do and the quicker you ask for help, the easier the entire process will become. Even if the task is a small one such as trying to purchase newborn gifts to give to a baby.
If you do not know what to get then it will be easier for you if you ask for help because then the process of shopping for newborn gifts will become easier.
Something that can be used
When you are buying a present for somebody that you do not really know there is no point in giving something sentimental to someone that you do not really have a close connection with. Therefore, it would be wise to purchase something that the individual can use. For instance, a tie, a book or a pair of earrings are good presents to give someone that you do not really know. However, if you want to make sure that you get something that the individual would not only use but also like then it would be safe to get a gift voucher to a trendy gift store or a book store as the individual can then pick out a gift for themselves.
Before you give somebody a present, whether the person is a close friend or not, it is important that you always make sure to remove the price tag as it is considered rude to let the person know exactly how much you spent on their present.
The presentation of the present is important; however you should make sure that you do not go overboard with the wrapping. As long as the presentation does not look sloppy and messy, then you should not stress over the appearance of the present too much. Before you hand over the present, make sure that you put your name on the card or on the wrapping so that when the individual is opening the present they will know exactly who the present is from.