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Learning To Say 'no'

How People Pleasers Can Learn To Say "No" More Often

At work and at home, it's easy to say "yes" so often, you forget what you're saying "yes" to. Learning how to say "no" is a powerful skill. Author Scott Fetters explains why you should say it more often (and how to get better at it). This is not a...

Living Well: Learning To Say No

One of the most transformational skills in our careers (and life) is saying no to requests that do not truly support or inspire us. Though it’s easy to feel like we need to say yes to people we encounter for various social reasons, this belief is ...

How Super Successful People Learn To Say 'No'

When we think of the highly successful, we generally think of all the things they do--build great companies, design incredible products, close impressive customers, etc.--but the simple truth is that behind every impressive accomplishment stands a...

How To Learn To Say 'No'

A while back, I answered Do women have a harder time saying “no” than men? If so, why? Basically what I wrote is that everyone in our culture has a hard time saying no. For a couple of reasons, including: 1. Hardly anyone “just says no.” We say, “...

Why Saying No Gets You Ahead

Everyone knows the adage: good fences make good neighbors. Basically, it means to set firm boundaries. By setting boundaries, we find the freedom to behave in our best interest, with fewer distractions and fewer unwanted intrusions. This is even m...

How To Say No To People In 3 Simple Steps

Are you overscheduled and overstressed? With today’s busy schedules, you’re not alone. One important way to pare down your schedule is to get good at saying no to new commitments. So why can it be so hard? Maybe you've had people be upset with you...

Eight Strategies For Politely Saying No

Sometimes you just need to say “no” to people. Maybe it’s a friend asking for a favor, and you can’t commit. Maybe it’s your boss asking if you have time for another project, and you don’t. Whatever the scenario, here are a few polite ways to turn...

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Here Is Why You Should Learn To Say No

Being able to say no is important. Amy Morin, author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," talks about the importance of saying no, and gives some ...

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Learning To Say 'no'

Nivedhika KrishnanNivedhika Krishnan
Here are few tips to politely say no without offending the other person.