Why Every Entrepreneur Should Become An Expert At Saying No!
Recently, I received an email, from Gloria, that said…
“I Just spent the day listening to your podcast! So valuable and I feel so blessed to have found it!
In episode 321, you mentioned a talk you gave about four reasons entrepreneurs should say no. Do you mind sharing what the four reasons were?
Also any advice on how to respectfully decline the “Can I pick your brain?” requests? I am a motivational speaker and people are starting to ask me how to get into the industry (truth is, I got my first booking after 4 days! That wasn't because of me, that was purely God!).
I know this is only going to increase once I start my podcast, as recently someone came up to me at a memorial service to try to network with me!
I don't want to be rude, but have you found a way to respectfully, as a Christian, turn down people's requests?
Any advice would be so appreciated.
In response to Gloria's email, I spent most of my time sharing the reasons why one should become more skilled at saying no. If you are looking for tips on how to effectively say no, I highly encourage you to check out episode 91 of Michael Hyatt's podcast on this topic. (starts at 00:05:37)
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