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[010] How to Say "No!"

April 20, 2020 Kara Ronin Season 1 Episode 10
The Leadership Pod
[010] How to Say "No!"
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The Leadership Pod
[010] How to Say "No!"
Apr 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
Kara Ronin

How can you say “no” to others with confidence? Why is saying “no” difficult? Saying “no” to others can be incredibly difficult for emerging leaders and managers. You might be a “people-pleaser”. You might feel guilty whenever you say “no”. Or you might be fearful of hurting or of being challenged. These are normal fears. 

However, if you want to advance into leadership, you need to learn how to set boundaries to protect your time, priorities and goals. In order to do this, you need to learn how to say “no” when you need to. 

In Episode 10 of The Leadership Pod, you will learn what stops you from saying “no”, why it’s important for emerging leaders to say “no”, and how to say “no” to others.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How automatic conditioning stops you from saying “no”.
  • The role that guilt, fear of offending and fear of being challenged plays in saying “no”.
  • Why it’s important for emerging leaders to say “no”.
  • What happens if you don’t say “no” when you need to.
  • Two steps to saying “no” effectively.


Listen to this episode here [link]

Resources mentioned:


Love the show? Let me know!

Are you a fan of The Leadership Pod? Have the tips, insights and strategies I share with you helped you increase your visibility and influence so you can unlock your leadership potential? 

Head over to Apple Podcasts and tell me how this podcast has helped you by leaving a review. And don’t forget to subscribe so you can be the first to know when I release a new episode.

What are you waiting for? Head over to Apple Podcasts, leave a review and subscribe! https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-leadership-pod/id1500219829


Join the Executive Impressions’ Community of Emerging Leaders!

Want even more tips and insights so you can advance into leadership? Join my monthly newsletter and I’ll give you access to the Leadership Evaluation Toolkit so you can evaluate where you stand in building your visibility as a leader, and what areas you need to work on. 

Access these free resources and join hundreds of others in the Executive Impressions Community here: http://www.executive-impressions.com/your-gift


Follow me on LinkedIn!

LinkedIn is my number one social media platform and I would love you to join me there. Everyday I share tips and insights and a lot of video posts around leadership that you won’t find anywhere else. And the conversations over on LinkedIn are next to none! 

Join us by following me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kararonin/ and following my hashtag #execimpressions https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/execimpressions/.


Thank you so much for listening to this episode of The Leadership Pod!

Show Notes

How can you say “no” to others with confidence? Why is saying “no” difficult? Saying “no” to others can be incredibly difficult for emerging leaders and managers. You might be a “people-pleaser”. You might feel guilty whenever you say “no”. Or you might be fearful of hurting or of being challenged. These are normal fears. 

However, if you want to advance into leadership, you need to learn how to set boundaries to protect your time, priorities and goals. In order to do this, you need to learn how to say “no” when you need to. 

In Episode 10 of The Leadership Pod, you will learn what stops you from saying “no”, why it’s important for emerging leaders to say “no”, and how to say “no” to others.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How automatic conditioning stops you from saying “no”.
  • The role that guilt, fear of offending and fear of being challenged plays in saying “no”.
  • Why it’s important for emerging leaders to say “no”.
  • What happens if you don’t say “no” when you need to.
  • Two steps to saying “no” effectively.


Listen to this episode here [link]

Resources mentioned:


Love the show? Let me know!

Are you a fan of The Leadership Pod? Have the tips, insights and strategies I share with you helped you increase your visibility and influence so you can unlock your leadership potential? 

Head over to Apple Podcasts and tell me how this podcast has helped you by leaving a review. And don’t forget to subscribe so you can be the first to know when I release a new episode.

What are you waiting for? Head over to Apple Podcasts, leave a review and subscribe! https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-leadership-pod/id1500219829


Join the Executive Impressions’ Community of Emerging Leaders!

Want even more tips and insights so you can advance into leadership? Join my monthly newsletter and I’ll give you access to the Leadership Evaluation Toolkit so you can evaluate where you stand in building your visibility as a leader, and what areas you need to work on. 

Access these free resources and join hundreds of others in the Executive Impressions Community here: http://www.executive-impressions.com/your-gift


Follow me on LinkedIn!

LinkedIn is my number one social media platform and I would love you to join me there. Everyday I share tips and insights and a lot of video posts around leadership that you won’t find anywhere else. And the conversations over on LinkedIn are next to none! 

Join us by following me on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/kararonin/ and following my hashtag #execimpressions https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/execimpressions/.


Thank you so much for listening to this episode of The Leadership Pod!