There's going to be a time in your career that you will get stumped or feel insecure. Here's some advice.

No one wants to come off as incompetent or inexperienced to their boss or coworkers, but a big part of advancing in your career is learning new things and not being afraid to seek out help.

"People are afraid to ask for help because we don't want to look dumb or like we don't know what we are doing," said Jodi Glickman, author of "Great on the Job: What to Say, How to Say It. The Secrets of Getting Ahead."

But here's the thing: No one knows everything and the best leaders aren't shy about getting input from others. There are even ways to ask for help that can make you look smart.