When it comes to an invitation these days I ask myself two questions before I respond:
Would I be happy to say yes if this were tomorrow?
Often, it’s easier to say “yes” to an event or responsibility that’s far in the future. I fall into the trap often agreeing to something only to dread it the day or hours before having to show up.
Now, instead of agreeing to everything and back tracking, I wait and decide if it were tomorrow, would I be happy to go?
Would this person expect me to come and need my help?
I wouldn’t want to leave someone in a difficult spot, so if it’s something another person would need my help with, I will more than likely offer my time. Continue reading…