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written by Allison Rosa
Being Open to Saying ‘No’ With Melanie Sodtka
Your Latitude co-owner Melanie Sodtka advises professionals to slow down and learn to say no.
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In this video clip, Melanie Sodtka, certified professional career and executive coach and co-owner of Your Latitude, offers advice on overcoming your over-committal tendencies by learning to say no. If you say yes to everything, you’re saying no to something else. You sacrifice doing what you love if you jump on every opportunity. Practice saying no so you are able to focus on what has great meaning to you.
When you say no to something, then you’re able to say yes to something.”
More about our expert: Melanie Sodtka is a top-shelf intuitive artist and master of her crafts. She leads successful careers as a professor, co-owner of Your Latitude, founder of EgoCake, founder of @mohawksurge and intrapreneur. Melanie’s latest initiative, EgoCake, is an exciting new framework focusing on high-capacity individuals and offering strategies for over-committal tendencies.
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