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.
All the productivity hacks in the world won’t matter if your team is operating in ways that at their core are inefficient.
Most companies use repeatable processes to get work done. That’s a good thing.
If you’re like a growing number of workers, you might have one or more coworkers who telecommute.