You Really, Really Can Say No

A lesson on boundaries in the workplace

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I work as a contractor these days, and for good reason. The toxic culture that seems to permeate corporate life is too much for me. Specifically, the idea that you must live and die by whatever your employer dictates.

I understand revenue goals and deadlines, don’t get me wrong. When there is work to be done, I will be…

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