We all want to be team players, and know that taking on new challenges is a great way to be recognized.
But many of us say "Yes" when we should say "No." Susan Quackenbush, long-time Versant client and Chief Human Resources Officer at Vonage, explains in her Fortunearticle that saying "No" can actually mean saying "Yes" to staying focused on your priorities and maintaining good relationships with colleagues.
She boils it down to a straightforward, three-step approach to honestly assessing your current workload and, if needed, declining the request for help. It's all about maintaining balance, setting boundaries and keeping an open dialogue.
We think you’ll find her insights interesting and helpful. Click here to read the article.