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It's the People by John Dembitz A.

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12  The positive “No”!

Everyone can say it. So we can immediately commence…

‘Do it, do it now: Say NO!’

Everyone needs to learn early on in their career how to say it.

All children learn to say it very early in their development.

This very simple, two letter word, “NO”.

Tiny word, big impact

We are conditioned from an early age that saying ‘no’ is unacceptable. As tiny tots we are expected to do as we are told, to eat what is put in front of us, to wear the clothes given to us, to be nice to people we are introduced to, to go to events that we are told to attend and so on and so forth. In some cultures and in some societies these expectations go on for a long time, right the way through to adulthood, and frequently include core life-shaping ...

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