Sep 17, 2018
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As freelancers and
entrepreneurs, setting limits can seem impossible. In my recent
episode, Burnout: Using Your Lows as a Launching Pad to
Your Highs, I discuss
how I hit my capacity and found myself utterly burnout over a
vacation with my friends. In today’s episode, I piggyback off the
topic of burnout and shed light on how the power of saying ‘no’ has
helped me both mentally and in my business.
As a natural born hustler and
people pleaser, the thought of turning away business never crossed
my mind. I was afraid of disappointing those who wanted to work
with me (and the people who referred me to their network), I always
wanted to feel financially secure and I love the rush of a new
Saying ‘no’ was unnatural for me
so I decided to do it BSQ style. I took it step-by-step and
addressed the rationale behind why saying ‘no’ to new clients made
me uncomfortable. As I mapped out my reasons, I began to think of
the best practices I can use to turn down new business while
maintaining great relationships. Once I put these methods into
action, the responses I received were better than what I had
imagined. I now have clients lined up for next month and time for
R+R on my calendar!
This episode is great for anyone who is overwhelmed with commitments. Don’t forget, you are your biggest client, taking care of yourself and your time is number 1.
In this episode you will learn:
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