Saying Yes

Productivity experts will tell you that to avoid burnout and focus on what’s important at work, you have to say No.

That’s easy to do for those experts, who mostly work for themselves, but hard for anyone with bosses or demanding clients. I felt like I was too often saying Yes to work and No to my family and my own health and interests. Since leaving behind my FT downtown job and daily 2 hour commute, I’ve said Yes to my family, and Yes to the type of work that uses my skills to the fullest.

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