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When You Need to Be The Bad Guy

It’s time to stop feeling sorry about it.

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More and more, I’ve had to flat out tell people something I’ve hated telling people: no. As an editor, I can’t accept everything that comes my way. I can’t give feedback to each post that comes my way. As a teacher, I have to tell kids no all the time, like when a student asks to be on the phone during instruction or whether we can do…

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