How Successful Leaders Like Bill Gates and Jason Fried Avoid the Toxic ‘Yes’ Mindset

It happens every time: Someone asks me for a favor, one that by every objective measure is all cost, no benefit. But still: I don’t have to “deliver” until three months from now. Plus, it doesn’t sound like that much work. And who knows, it might even be fun.  So I say yes. I’m in. Until it’s a week away. Then I start to kick […]