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Author Dwayne Melancon is always on the lookout for new things to learn. An ecclectic collection of postings on personal productivity, travel, good books, gadgets, leadership & management, and many other things.


No your enemy

Ran across an article on To-Done today that provides some helpful tips on how to say "No" when you need to.  At first glance, this seems kind of like the anti-matter version of the book  "Getting To Yes," but it's actually very complementary.

The core of this is taking responsibility for your commitments - before you make them.  I'm sometimes guilty of taking on too much, of saying "Yes" a bit too quickly, and of avoiding "No" just to keep the peace.  I usually realize it soon after I've dug my hole a little deeper, and then recovery can be a pain.

The list of ideas provided is great - now, if I can just get them to be more of a habit...

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