For just being two measly letters long, "no" seems to be one of the hardest words in the English language for many of us to say.
But it's actually incredibly important for our careers (and our sanity!) that we learn to say it and stand behind it. That's why we've gathered some of the best resources from around the web on how and when to say a resounding "no!"
Want more? Check out some of our great articles on saying "no!"
Don't want to write a letter of recommendation for someone or join (another) committee? Use one of these cut-and-pasteable scripts next time you need to say no.
Feeling overworked, overwhelmed, and overcommitted? Maybe it's time to start saying "no" to a few things. Before you start to panic, we'll give you a few reasons why it's totally OK (and a few ways to get started).
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Erin Greenawald is a freelance writer, editor, and content strategist who is passionate about elevating the standard of writing on the web. Erin previously helped build The Muse’s beloved daily publication and led the company’s branded content team. If you’re an individual or company looking for help making your content better—or you just want to go out to tea—get in touch at eringreenawald.com.More from this Author