How to say no.

February 16, 2023

Do you find it really, really hard to say “no” to people? Fear not. We all do, as illustrated by this collection of 31 How to say no templates, including some sourced from well-known public figures like Naval Ravikant, Tim Ferris, and James Clear.

Most are fairly polite and friendly ways of declining offers, invitations, and the like. One notable exception is this response from Steve Jobs on behalf of Apple’s media relations team: “Please leave us alone.”

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