By Jonathan Weinstock, an EO Australia-Victoria member and CEO of Launch Two People
Saying ‘no’ more often gives us freedom, power and direction. In fact, one of Steve Jobs’ famous quotes was, “I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1000 things.”
My biggest challenge is saying ‘no’ sometimes. Your value actually goes up the more you say ‘no.’ It means you are more protective of your time and more selective with your choices. It’s not so easy to get Donald Trump on the phone!
Anyone with a burning desire to succeed will tend to want to do and achieve everything yesterday and feel like they haven’t missed out on anything (fear of missing out syndrome). There are infinite amounts of opportunities, people, events, publications and activities from which to choose to spend time pursuing. So how do you choose?…