How to Ask for What You Want

How to ask for what you wantDo you ever feel like a yes man or woman?

Do you feel compelled to agree with every request, task, or option you receive even when you’re really not on board? Many people find themselves doing this because they either just want to be polite or easy to work with. If you’re a people-pleaser, you probably say yes often as well as a result.

This week on the podcast, we’re discussing what happens when you don’t ask for what you truly want and how it can hold you back.

Why We Don’t Ask For What We Want

The truth is, many of us have trouble asking for what we want whether it’s at work or in our personal life. We do this for a number of reasons but here are three of the main motivating factors.


How to Say No (and Why It’s Important)

How to say no and why it's importantAre you sick and tired of feeling overworked, overstressed, and like you have no free time?

Do you constantly find yourself overcommitted and juggling how to fit just one more thing into your calendar?

We are tired of this too! That’s why we are talking about how you can say no (even to family and friends) and why it’s important in this week’s episode of the podcast.

It can be so hard to say no. You may find yourself feeling guilty, especially if you say no to friends and family, or if you say no to taking on more work and earning more money. But saying no can become easier over time and it’s actually very important to learn to say no.

Read on to find out the do’s and don’ts of saying no and why it’s an important word to have in your vocabulary.