How to Say No to Requests (Without Damaging Your Relationships)
Sometimes a clear No is actually a stronger option than a weak Yes. A well-focused rejection makes you a powerful person.
One can look for engagements and clean out one’s calendar, making sure that the time is only spent on valuable, productive activities that help towards your own business interests.
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Once you know where you can safely say no, try cutting back on saying yes.
Try to document your energy level and your calendar. How much did you have to do? Did saying yes to too many things mean your days were too busy?
Next time someone makes a request, assess your time and energy before taking on more tasks.