Recovering from brain surgery continues to be a challenging and fortifying experience. One essential practice that’s helping me heal and move forward in my business is Saying No.
Yesterday morning, I was feeling overwhelmed with the list of business-critical tasks and responsibilities in front of me, along with new requests for help from others.
I asked myself, “Where are you going to Say No?” and then quickly asked a better question: “What are your BIG YESes?”
My answer came calmly and immediately: Continue Healing (managing my energy) and our top Wingspan priorities.
I picked up my phone and sent an email respectfully declining someone’s request to meet 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐 𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘯’𝘵 𝘧𝘦𝘦𝘭 𝘣𝘢𝘥 𝘢𝘣𝘰𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘵.
Saying NO becomes easier when we’ve decided what we’re Saying YES to.
What’s in Your YES column??