Your Kid Opener
Once kids turn 2, they learn the most powerful word. No. They use it relentlessly.
As adults, we learn how to be more accommodating. This is a good thing. The problem happens when we get flooded with requests. It’s hard to say no. So we end up burning the midnight oil getting things done for others while neglecting our own priorities.
According to Warren Buffet, “You’ve gotta keep control of your time, and you can’t unless you say no. You can’t let people set your agenda in life.” Instead of trying to say no to people, how might we say yes to our own priorities?