How to back out of a commitment, gracefully

20 May 2014
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Have you ever struggled with over-committing yourself? If you've ever struggled with saying no after you've already said yes, this MarieTV episode is for you


Can you relate?

You said yes to a major project with your full heart. You felt good. Excited. Ready to dive in. You believe in this thing and the other folks involved are thrilled to have you on board.

A bit of time goes by and your life takes a turn.

It’s all good, but things are different now. Less time, less bandwidth. The truth is you stress even thinking about this project and what it will take to pull it off.

But, you already said yes. You gave your word. People are counting on you (lots of them) and you pride yourself on being someone who honours commitments, no matter what.

Enter a stormy, emotional mix of guilt, inadequacy, panic and fear. There’s the fear of looking weak, the fear of disappointing others, and the fear of damaging your reputation.

Do you suck it up and try harder, or, do you call it quits? If you’ve ever struggled with saying no after you’ve already said yes, this MarieTV is for you.

(For further great reading link to Marie's article: How to Double Your Results and Work Less)

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