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Saying No to Requests

   

Definition: Saying No to Requests is is hard for certain people, but is a skill which you can learn and practice. Here are 3 steps in saying "No" in approximate order:
STEP 1. Avoid an impulsive reaction. First do a quick Cost-Benefit Analysis of the task you are asked to perform
STEP 2. Be firm when you express the "No", but give a short explanation and be courteous to the person making the request.
STEP 3. Optionally you can offer some (limited) help.


   

   

More on saying no to requests.
More on time: Getting Things Done, Ivy Lee Method, Time Management.



   

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