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Fight the Fear by Mandie Holgate

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Chapter 6

I’m scared of saying ‘No’

F – Fear

Unless you have a 1-, 5- and 10-year plan for success that you are incredibly focused on, it’s all too easy to slip into the habit of saying ‘Yes’ to every opportunity and every request that comes your way. ‘What’s wrong with that?’ I hear you say. Nothing, as long as you intend to stick around on this planet for about 250 years!

The Catherine wheel effect

I’ve seen so many fabulously talented people struggle to get the results they want, and all because they have a habit of saying ‘Yes’ to everything. By doing this, you can end up creating the ‘Catherine wheel’ effect: you do a bit over here, and ...

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