Leadership Tips, Tools and Tutorials For the First Time Manager
Thursday, September 20, 2007
How to Say No
Do you have a hard time Saying "no"to others? Saying "no" to people can be a challenge for some. I've had some experiences where it was difficult to say no. Olivia Fox Cabane, business coach and speaker, wrote a post titled How to say no (with ease, grace, and efficiency). In this post she discusses "proper mental aikido moves" to prepare you to say "no." Those moves are: make them laugh; share a secret; and finally show empathy towards the requester.