Caring for the Caregivers: Feeling Guilty When Saying “NO” to Your Supervisor

RAFT Team, October 15, 2017

When you want to make an impact on people's lives, it can be hard to say "no" when asked to help. But what if providing that help will end up hurting you? In this episode Indrani, Amy, and Jeremie share three tools you can use to say "no" to your supervisor, without feeling guilty, when asked to do something you don't feel comfortable doing.

Episode Time Codes

00:00 Introduction
01:02 Scenario
01:50 Amy - "I want to be perceived as..."
06:04 Discussion about the "I want to be perceived as..." tool.
08:06 Jeremie - Delivering a "Yes. No. Yes?"
12:41 Discussion of the "Yes. No. Yes?" tool.
16:50 Indrani - Self-care: Press pause and think about your answer.
20:50 Discussion of the "Press pause and think about your answer" tool.
28:10 Conclusion

Links and Resources mentioned in this episode

The Power of a Positive No: Save the deal. Save the relationship - and still say no