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Be prepared to repeat yourself

Be firm. In some cases, you may have to repeat yourself more than once. If you offered any explanation with your original response, you can repeat this explanation or just say no again. Don't back yourself into a corner by trying to explain yourself further. It is your right to say no to any request, and you'll often need to be firm in order to have your intentions understood.


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Saying no is a major challenge for people

Saying no is a major challenge for people

The more difficulty you have saying no, the more likely you are to experience stress, burnout, and even depression - 3 things that hinder your emotional intelligence.


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Sandwich the no between two yeses

Sandwich the no between two yeses

This technique could be used to explain your commitments and to ask for another way to contribute.

To illustrate, here is an example:

Scenario: Your boss asks you to work on the weekend, but you have family commitments you cannot break.

Yes: Explain your com...


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Make sure you’re actually saying “no”

Make sure you’re actually saying “no”

Do not beat around the bust explaining and making excuses or don't give false hopes that you could. Don't waste each others' time, if you want to say no, just say no.


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Find your yes

Find your yes

Before you can become good at saying no, you have to know what you're saying yes to when you're saying no. Every opportunity that you pass with a no is really saying yes to something else. 

And if you feel like saying yes, ask for time to think about it before providing an answer. It...


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The Art of Saying No

The Art of Saying No

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