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2009

Portland State University

Library and Information Science

Quality of life

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How Do You Say No?, Emily Ford Dec 2009

How Do You Say No?, Emily Ford

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

The article discusses ways on how to say a "no." It states that a person's ability to say "no" to taking a new project at work or another appointment affects the mental wellness and healthy work or life balance. William Ury, author of the book "The Power of a Positive No" argues that positive "no" affirms an individual's values and sends clear communication with others. It also provides various experiences of the other workers of how they approach in saying "no."