Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
Most of us feel like we have to say "yes" all the time -- yes to our co-workers, yes to our supervisors, yes to our friends.
If you're wondering why you don't have the hours in the day to complete all of the things you've committed to, take stock of what you've said "yes" to.
Learning how to graciously say "no" to things that ultimately don't matter will free up the time you need to focus on the things that will contribute to your success.