This year finds me saying no more often. Here’s a great reminder from Tim Harford of why “No” could be your best friend.
Adopt a rule that no new task can be deferred: if accepted, it must be the new priority. Last come, first served. The immediate consequence is that no project may be taken on unless it’s worth dropping everything to work on it.
Head over to The Undercover Economist to read The Power of Saying No.