How to Say No to Pals or Peers Who harsh your Sway
Carrie kerpen, Ceo of likeable media and author of Work It, has your script:
Be clear about your priorities.
‘sorry, but i’m making a point of doing more [Xyz] this year.’
Say ‘I don’t’ or ‘I’m not’ rather than ‘I can’t’ to avoid wiggle room.
‘i don’t skip family dinners.’
Set boundaries in your diary.
‘i’m already maxed out this week. How about next thursday?’