When you are balancing work and cancer, an important skill is learning to say no effectively at your job. Our latest article discusses why many of us often have a hard time setting limits at work, and gives examples for how to do so in a productive, positive way.
The key to setting effective boundaries in the workplace is crafting language that feels natural and communicates the “no” message in a way that is still professional and team oriented.
For example, if you’re asked to contribute to a new company initiative, you might respond with the following: “Thank you for thinking of me for this project. Unfortunately, I am a bit swamped this week preparing for our upcoming West Coast Conference, but I would be happy to help once the event is over.”
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