Question Preview: Art of Yes

The Art of Yes Grantchat 01/12/16

Every day we face decisions, large and small.

We often feel like we need to learn to say ‘no’ more often. That by saying ‘no’ more often we can successfully manage our careers and build a balance between our home and work commitments. What if saying ‘yes’ is a better choice? Of course, we can’t say ‘yes’ to everything – every request, idea or opportunity. However, there are times that a ‘yes’ can lead to amazing opportunities, relationships and experiences that we could not have had without, first, saying, “YES!”

Question Preview: The Art of  Yes

Q1: At work, do you tend to say yes more than no? Is the same true in you personal life? #grantchat

Q2: Share an example of when ‘Yes’ lead to more than you expected, good or bad #grantchat

Q3: How can having a ‘yes’ philosophy open more doors for you / organization? #grantchat

Q4: What are your greatest reasons for saying ‘no’ in your professional life? #grantchat

Q5: How do you handle people who consistently say ‘no’ to new ideas/opportunities? #grantchat

Q6: Do ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ Organizational Cultures tend to receive more grant funding? Why/why not? #Grantchat

Q7: Is there a way to have a philosophy of ‘yes’ without getting overwhelmed? If so, how? #grantchat

Q8: Is there a way to have a philosophy of ‘no’ and still be successful at grants? If so, how? #grantchat

Q9: Is there an art to consistently saying ‘yes’? if so, try to describe it #grantchat

Q10: What would you like to say “Yes” to in 2016? #grantchat

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