Why you need to stop saying yes to everything

When your company becomes bigger than a scrappy start-up, saying yes can really hurt growth. Here’s why.

Many businesses stall out simply because of their visionary leaders’ inability to get out of their own way.

It’s as if they can’t help themselves. After their initial success, the visionary leader becomes a liability to the greater growth of the business. They seem compelled to meddle, interfere, radically switch direction, and generally act like an arsonist. All the while, they are subconsciously sabotaging their own success and that of their business. Does this sound like you or someone you know?

Do you (or they) have a seeming inability to say no to the next idea, the next bright shiny object? Do you fear that by saying yes to everything that comes your way you might be getting in your own way and impairing the growth of your business?

If so, here are the four key steps to getting out of your own way by learning to say no by learning to not say yes.

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

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