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3 Things to Say No to If You Want to Succeed

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In our early careers, we’re taught to say yes to everything; but soon, as we gain more experience, we face the opposite problem — a stream of opportunities, with uncertainty about what to say no to. We each only have 168 hours in the week to take care of our personal and professional commitments.

That’s okay, though. Saying no is a skill, and it’s one that opens up new doors. Each time…




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Herbert Lui

Herbert Lui

Covering the psychology of creative work for content creators, professionals, hobbyists, and independents. Author of Creative Doing: https://www.holloway.com/cd

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