Strategies for Software Project Managers to Say No

The software development project manager has been working hard to meet a deadline and then he receives an email from your boss, asking him to take on a new project. He is e at capacity with his time, resources, and focus, but he still feels obliged to say “yes”.

This scenario is common in a lot of software development organizations. We don’t want to say “no” because we don’t want to disappoint people or let them down. This is even a bigger problem when you start leading people as a software project manager. Saying no enables the project manager to focus on what’s important and prevent burnout. In this talk, you will take away tools and strategies to become more confident around saying no.

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