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Great Leaders Don’t Say No

Leaders famously have to decline most opportunities, but it’s how you do it that matters.

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Every so often I read yet another article about the most important thing successful leaders like Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffet do. They understand that their time is valuable, that life is short, and that they literally don’t have enough time for all their interests.




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