While everyone’s time is valuable, as a small business owner when you aren’t billing for client work, you aren’t earning money. Here are six ways to help you learn to say no when someone asks if they can pick your brain.
It’s important to remember that it is not the quantity of our work that’s important, it’s the quality. Having lots of work doesn’t mean that you’re productive, it just means that you don’t know when to stop or say “no.”
If you aren’t working, you aren’t making money. That’s the express lane to burnout. How can you prevent it or handle it if you’ve already started feeling it? And how can you do so without causing strain on your relationships with your clients? Here are 8 tips to follow when you start feeling like you can’t take it anymore.
Learn the Power of No so that you don’t become overbooked, over-committed and looking down the barrel of stress and burnout. Here’s why Yes! Means Less.
I’ve written many times in the past about establishing boundaries – physical doors & walls for your home office, conveying your work hours to your clients, etc. But what happens when an existing client sends a project your way that you simply cannot do? Easy! You say no.
How often do you use the word “no” to protect your time, productivity and creativity? You are probably aware of the power of “no” when it comes to the concept of time-management as a whole, but you may have overlooked it purely as a technique to boost your productivity and more so to your creative output.
Learning to say NO is really important in any business, but even more so when you’re a solopreneur or small business owner. You want to say YES to everything, even to the low paying clients .. because .. well .. they are a client and who can afford to lose the business?