Practice To get good at saying no, Dillon shows exercising saying it down loud — either alone, in today’s world, or with a dependable buddy or colleague.

Maxims to keep in mind


  • Evaluate whether you’ve got the desire together with bandwidth to greatly help with the demand and have if priorities are shifted or trade-offs made
  • Show a willingness to pitch in by asking if there are little methods for you to be beneficial to the task
  • Training saying no out loud — fundamentally it will be easier


  • Make use of a harsh or hesitant tone, and don’t be extremely courteous either. Rather, focus on a reliable and no that is clear
  • Restrain the real reason you’re saying no.