“When I got my first job, I was given one piece of advice over and over again: Say yes. Say yes to every opportunity that comes your way, raise your hand for side projects, and generally go above and beyond.
Going above in your role is a great way to learn and grow. But sometimes, saying no is just as important.
First things first. You’re no doubt familiar with the to-do list. For some, that list is a source of motivation: “Only 10 more follow-up emails to send before I can leave for the day!”
For others, that list is a source of dread: “I’ll never get all of this done.”
Whichever camp you fall into, there’s one tool that will make your to-do list even more valuable: the “to-don’t” list.
Click below to read how interestingly he makes a shift and identifies the unknown obstacles: