Q: I consider myself a high achiever and want to continue to advance in my organization, but I’m constantly asked to take on new projects that are not in my job description. When and how is it appropriate to say no?
A: Congratulations on both the good and bad sides of being known as a person who gets things done in your organization. They wouldn’t be asking you to do more if you weren’t delivering quality work.
However, I understand where you’re coming from. While it can be tempting to accept any request to be part of a new project or initiative, your priority is to your current position and workload.
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