No is a tricky word, because you always want to be perceived as a can-do individual. In general, you should try to preempt situations in which you will have to decline an assignment.
Recently, The Fast Track blog released our “Top 14 Project Managers to Follow on Twitter” list.
Special projects are just that—not a part of your daily activities that require your input and attention. They can be great fun. They can raise your profile both in and out of the office.
While we may believe that we seem to strike the right balance in our dealings with others at work, a new study suggests that we’re often off base when it comes to judging how others see us.