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Why you need to stop being so nice

For some entrepreneurs, prioritizing yourself can be one of the biggest challenges. Here’s how to learn to say no and set boundaries. 

Helping others, sharing, being kind: These are the sorts of values that have been instilled in most of us since kindergarten. And they’re great values that make us better spouses, parents, neighbors, and citizens.

But sometimes, when you’re an entrepreneur, being nice to others means shortchanging yourself and your business.

As Renée Warren, co-founder of Onboardly, reflected when asked what she wished she’d known starting out as an entrepreneur, the value of your time is one of the hardest things for some founders to learn. And safeguarding this resource requires saying no and being (constructively) selfish.

…to read this article in full, visit leading US small business resource, Inc.

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