Communication in the workplace is often the hardest skills to develop and improve upon. One of the biggest challenges to workplace communication is learning to say “no.” Here’s how you can do it and help your teams in the most effective way.
Posts Tagged: no
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.” – Jim Rohn Highly successful people have learned the word “no”. That is the reason they are paid more and promoted faster. When you truly want to do something, like sleep in late, but you don’t because you know that you have a deadline to beat, you’ve… Read more »
“Do you love me?” “No.” After 25 years, my husband gets to say that when I ask a stupid question. “I had a question to ask. Can I interrupt you for a minute?” “Why is it that you always call when I’m trying to write?” “I’m trying to be more collaborative with you. And we’re in… Read more »
The City of San Diego has issued an RFP for Managed Competition – Landfill Operations. The process requires a mandatory site visit and pre-proposal conference. The City has engaged the services of Green Proposals to manage their pre-proposal conference process via webinar. Green Proposals delivers high-quality online pre-proposal meeting services that quickly bring sizeable time… Read more »
FORECLOSURE GOD’S STYLE Do you know this lady? Oh, of course you do! She’s that kind little lady who lives next door, she’s the one who bakes cookies for the children in the neighborhood at Christmas or just whenever. She’s a grandmother and loving wife but her husband is gone now so she lives all… Read more »
True Confession: Yes, I’m bureaucrat. I prefer the term, civil servant — though that implies work is civil, doesn’t it? Au contraire. If I could give you one visual image to describe my experience in the government, it would be this one of Catherine Zeta-Jones from the 1999 movie “Entrapment”: No. I don’t look at… Read more »
As you might know from my last post, I was scheduled to spend some time with the fine folks at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Belgium these last few weeks. Due to the hotel situation, my lack of cell phone coverage, and the quirky copyright and IT policies at the NATO military headquarters,… Read more »