There's no denial that we are living in an incredibly fast-paced world. Because of that, it can become quite easy to get lost among all of the commitments you make. Leading a life not only in the physical world but also the digital one, means you are constantly connected to the people in your life. The messages pop-up, the invitations flow in - suddenly, you find yourself wasting more and more time on activities you don't even want to be part of. If this situation feels familiar to you and you keep on finding yourself wondering how to take control of your life, you have come to the right place.
Taking control of your life means evaluating what it is that you want to dedicate your time to. You may be getting various offers you don't feel comfortable saying no to. You may be avoiding the 'no' word out of fear of missing out. You may have other reasons, too. Yet, all of this amounts to you wasting your time, which could be dedicated to the things you actually enjoy. You find yourself involved in many things you can't seem to get out of and yet, you are not achieving what you yourself actually want. Knowing how to say 'no' without feeling guilty is the answer to your problems.
When you learn to say 'no' without feeling guilty to things that do not benefit your life and your goals, you make time for things you actually care about. In addition to that, you spend less time stressing out about all of the commitments you don't want to have. By learning how to take control of your life, you reduce stress and improve your health as well as your overall well-being. This way you make room for both peaceful enjoyment and your personal preferences.
In this take back your life training you will be taking control of your life by understanding the four big questions of 'no'. You will learn the why of 'no'. That is, why it is so important to learn to say 'no' to improve your quality of life. You will understand why saying 'no' is difficult. Understanding the 'what' of 'no' will help you identify situations when to say 'no' and when to say 'yes' while trusting your instincts. Then, actually learn how to say 'no' without feeling guilty while staying content with your decision. I will also discuss saying 'no' to different groups of people such as family, friends, customers, colleagues others. The fourth question of 'what if' in this take back your life training on how to take control of your life will cover challenges that follow saying 'no', such as people's resistance to your 'no'.
If you find yourself struggling to say 'no' to things that waste your time or don't exactly bring you joy, this take back your life training is for you. Learn how to take control of your life by learning to identify the things that do not contribute to your goals. Learn to say 'no' without feeling guilty to wasting of your time and high stress levels.
Mike Clayton is an experienced business trainer and speaker. He’s also authored many books, including Powerhouse, How to Manage a Great Project, How to Speak, so People Listen, The Influence Agenda, and Brilliant Time Management.
Mike’s academic career is focused in Physics. He has worked at the world-renowned Schuster Laboratory of the University of Manchester. After that, for more than 12 years, Mike Clayton has worked as a project management professional in Deloitte (London office of international management consultancy).
In addition, Mike has a passion to help leaders, professionals, and managers to excel in their roles with management, leadership, and personal effectiveness training.
On BitDegree, learning from this instructor, you can improve your skills in public speaking, project management, conflict management, and leadership. Mike Clayton will share with you the real-world strategies, secret formulas, and advice from his own experience. You can choose from various Mike Clayton’s courses to strengthen the skills you need the most.