Balancing Act: Mastering the Art of Saying No at Work

You’ve been there before – a mountain of paperwork piled on your desk, numerous deadlines hanging over you like a dark cloud, and the feeling of drowning in a sea of endless assignments. Then your boss pops in and asks if you have time to take on another project for them.

Whether you’re crunching to hit your numbers at the end of the quarter or your team just has more work than people to do it, an imbalance in your workload is bound to happen at some point in your career. Because most employees don’t create their own schedules, speaking out when the workload becomes too much is easier said than done.
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