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Leaders: Why you should say no like a boss

Saying no

While self-management and prioritization is important for everyone, it’s critical that organizational leaders know when, why and how to say no. Saying yes to everything makes everything a priority. In this webinar, we’ll show how setting boundaries and eliminating unnecessary distractions to help clarify goals is an essential part of leadership.

What you'll learn

  • Identify the disadvantages of overcommitting and inability to say no
  • Clarify the link between long-term goals and short-term actions
  • Walk through strategies for deflecting and declining requests

Who should watch

  • Organizational leaders and managers
  • Business owners, executive staff, executive- potential professionals
  • HR professionals, organizational trainers

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Marjorie Engle
Senior Vice President,
Organizational Development & Family Business Services

Marjorie Engle's extensive expertise in board governance, executive coaching, organizational analysis and succession and strategic planning has helped closely held and family-owned entrepreneurial businesses throughout the nation succeed.

One of the few consultants in the central US specializing in family business matters, Marjorie holds a Certificate in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm Institute (FFI). The FFI has recognized her expertise and contributions in the area of family business management by naming her an FFI Fellow. She is also a certified coach with Family Business Partners and associate director of the Kansas Family Business Forum, hosted by Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship.