Saying ‘no’ is not a mark of belligerence, but a requirement for surviving modern life.

Kelli María Korducki

Amen to this1 a million times. Work really doesn’t love you back no matter what you do to try to convince yourself otherwise. Saying no is about deliberate focus, but equally long-term survival.


  1. NY Times Opinion I shared this a few days ago in Through Lines issue 059, but it’s worth repeat viewing.