Why You're Not Saying No Enough (And How to Fix It)
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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About The Author
As an Editor at The Daily Muse, Erin has an unhealthy adoration of taking sentences and making them shine. In her search to figure out what she wanted to do with her life, Erin journeyed to the Galapagos to try her hand at environmental filmmaking, jetted to Copenhagen to study Urban Design, and spent hours in the kitchen contemplating quitting it all for culinary school. Follow her continued adventures at eringreenawald.com or on Twitter @erinaceously.