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.
Who would step down as the CEO of one of the most influential financial institutions in the world? Bill Gross, that’s who.
A reader asks: At my new job, I must follow up on items of varying priority through the day.
When organizations believe they must change to survive, they often bring in an outsider to drive that transformation.