Some of us are softies. We say “yes” to (almost) everything anybody asks. We give up our time and knowledge freely every day. Not that there’s anything wrong with it of course. But sometimes, you go out of your way for someone that doesn’t end up appreciating it all that much.
I know, I’ve been there.
That’s what the following slide-deck is about. It’s a neat over-view on how/when to say “NO” and what to do the next time someone wants to pick your brain: (slide-deck via Sheila Scarborough)
So, what do you say when someone asks you out for coffee to pick your brain?