Helping People Can Actually Be A Mistake Sometimes

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Making yourself available to people is a double-edged sword.

On one hand, you’re helping them. If you’re somewhat good at time management and borderline OCD, it won’t take you very long to respond to people at all.

For my online courses, I make myself available for an hour three times a week to answer questions in our Slack channel. It’s a lot of fun…

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