Saying “no” just got a little bit easier!
Wave goodbye to feeling overwhelmed and exhausted by professional obligations.
As a woman on the tenure track, I often heard the advice “just say no.” But I suspected there was more to it than that. There were some requests and professional opportunities to which I should always say “no” (at least until after tenure), others to which I should say “no” to some of the time, and a select few that it would be foolish to decline.
The Ultimate Guide to Saying “No” for Early-Career Faculty (check your email!) helps you to determine which is which so you don’t end up with too much on your plate and not enough time for research or rest (or both!).