If you’re an internal consultant and your work is perceived to be free, you can have major issues with overload. You need to learn how to make no sound like yes as well as FEEL like yes. The reasons that’s important is because your stakeholders/clients will be around a long time. You cannot afford to alienate them, neither can you afford to give them everything they want without question.
I have a program that teaches you how, and I’ve posted on this before:
And I have a training program on just this skill.
I made a Client Request Profiler tool to help you make the decision on what you should say no to. Get it here.
Here are some other resources I’ve found (that I didn’t write):
- How to say no to your boss
- 7 ways to say no
- ways to say no without making people mad
- this podcast for parents of toddlers on making no sound and feel like a yes
And finally, here’s my blog category for Make no sound like yes