Why don't agents ask for referrals more often? The truth is that many of us fear that asking for referrals will damage our client relationships. Of course, like most fears, this one is a ghost. It appears real, but it isn't. Have you ever damaged a client relationship by asking for referrals? Has anyone ever fired you because you asked for referrals? This is an extremely rare occurrence that happens only when someone gets too aggressive.
The damage threshold