Corporates have the tendency to waver – a tendency to do everything. This is why you as a leader should know when to say “No” and when to say “Yes.” Unfortunately, many of us just don’t know how to say “No.”
If you can’t say “No” you will unnecessarily end up being under stress for things you can’t accomplish but have committed to. This is one of those stresses that can be avoided if you are careful with what you agree to.
Many of us feel that saying “Yes” is the only way to avoid confrontation. Actually, thats not true because by Not saying “No” and saying “Yes” you are only postponing the confrontation.
Take a look at this presentation where powerful and successful career women tell you how to say “No.” Here is to the secret of saying no :