Episode 158: Just Say NO!


Drugs, kids: just say NO! Also say “NO” to things that make you feel small, things that make you feel clammy, and things that you just plain don’t want to do. Join me and Joe as I explain how saying “NO” made me taller, and Joe dispenses the best piece of advice he’s ever offered on this show. Also: there is pride because neither of them managed to electrocute themselves. Hurrah!

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Key Points

  • [0:50] Vicky and Joe are very cold. Their house is filled with gaps.
  • [4:20] Let’s talk about the power of ‘no’!
  • [5:25] Do you feel like you have to say yes to everything?
  • [9:00] We all know people who are chronically negative.
  • [15:00] If people know you say yes to everything, you’re training them to keep asking you for things!
  • [16:00] If you’re not enthusiastic about doing the task, then say no.
  • [18:00] Everything you say yes to is incrementally one more thing to support and you die a death by a thousand paper cuts.
  • [24:15] Next time you feel like saying yes, first ask yourself why!

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