Even when no one knows you have a hard time saying no.
How do I know? I just observed myself.
The price of being polite, agreeable, and accommodating
I was on a webinar where they showed how to use a graphics software and it was really good and really enjoyable. Then they started to pitch a bonus… I wasn’t interested in the offer.
Yet, I caught myself staying on the call… and instead of just disconnecting, I tried to multitask: saying yes and no at the same time. I felt my shoulders tighten, and my stomach hurt.
Oh, I want to say no, and I am not saying it, instead I am acting it out… I thought, and then, finally, I hung up.
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