Saying No, So You Can Say Yes When It Matters

I have a problem: It’s really hard for me to say no to new, exciting projects.

If you’re doing creative work at all (and I’m using this term very broadly, so that should mean just about everybody), then you’ve probably run into this problem yourself. There are endless options for how you could spend your time, and how you decide to do so will obviously have implications for your financial life.

Every time I get on Twitter or Instagram, even for just a minute, I see people doing these really cool projects. There are so many ideas out there that it seems like they are becoming a dime a dozen. But getting the main stuff done — that’s pretty valuable too.

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