The Fear of Saying “No”

By Timothy B. Smith ·

Just say No. Don’t use fluffy, doublespeak language. Just say it.

No.

Deny new requests until you have the time and resources to properly look into them.

We’ve all been there once or twice. The moment when you feel the scope on a project or sprint creeping up. You feel annoyed, but you worry that saying no might get you fired, or ruin a client relationship. This is a good read, check it out.