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18 May 2021
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To climb the career ladder, start saying no

If you find that you’re going nowhere fast, it might just be your own fault. The day I took control of my future was the day I started saying no. I remember it vividly, because it was scary as hell.

The downside of always saying yes

When saying no is the right thing to do

How to give 100% to everything you do

Finding time

How to say no

This article was originally published on Medium by Joe Procopio

Joe Procopio is a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. In 2015, he sold Automated Insights to Vista Equity Partners. In 2013, he sold ExitEvent to Capitol Broadcasting. Before that, he built Intrepid Media, the first social network for writers. You can read more and sign up for his newsletter at