The Art of Saying No

  • by Damon Zahariades
  • Narrated by Joe Hempel
  • 2 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Stop being a people pleaser! Learn to set boundaries and say no to people - without feeling guilty!
Are you fed up with people taking advantage of you? Are you tired of coworkers, friends, and family members demanding your time and expecting you to give it to them?
If so, The Art of Saying No is for you.
Imagine being able to turn down requests and decline invitations with confidence and poise. Imagine saying no to people asking you for favors, and inspiring their respect in the process.
Download The Art of Saying No: How to Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time and Energy, and Refuse to Be Taken for Granted (Without Feeling Guilty!)
Amazon best-selling author Damon Zahariades provides a step-by-step, strategic guide for setting boundaries and developing the assertiveness you need to maintain them. You'll learn how to say no in every situation, at home and in the workplace, according to your convictions. And best of all, you'll discover how to get your friends, family members, bosses, coworkers, and neighbors to respect your boundaries and recognize your personal authority.
In The Art of Saying No, you'll discover:

My personal struggle with being a people pleaser (and how I overcame the habit!)
The top 11 reasons we tend to say yes, when we know we should say no
10 simple strategies for turning people down with finesse
Why saying no to people doesn't make you a bad person (the opposite is true!)
The best way to develop the habit of setting personal and professional boundaries
How to know whether you're a people pleaser (and how to gauge the severity of the problem)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Assertiveness is a Muscle

A thorough treatment if how to recognize if you are a people-pleaser and need to grow in assertiveness, and then everyday ways to practice building that muscle (hint: start with low resistance and work your way up the stack). Simple but not easy. Well done.
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- Fred Bunsa

Don't Waste Your Time

This book is generic. You've already heard or concluded everything the author has to say. I feel like I could have wrote something better. Very little insight is offered on this subject by this book. Not worth the time. It may be good for junior high or high school kids but not adults with a lot life experience. Furthermore, the assertiveness problems the author presents is only from a first world privileged position i.e. Someone getting your order wrong at Starbucks. Really? There's real issues in the world. I recommend reading Brene Brown's books instead. Her honesty through vulnerability approach to solving people pleasing has been working well for me. Save your money or audible credits!
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- Jacques A. Simon

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-04-2017
  • Publisher: Damon Zahariades