Use A Default “No” Script To Avoid Low-Value Inbound Requests

James Clear teaches that the ultimate productivity hack is saying, “No.” Another way to think about this from entrepreneur Derek Sivers: If your immediate reaction to an inbound request is not a “hell yeah!,” then your answer should be “no.” Realize this: saying, “No, I’m on a deadline” is always honest. Because when it comes to creating the life we choose…we are, in fact, on a deadline.

Source: Ben Meer