is a Kansas City-based freelance writer committed to providing informative and well-written articles and content on deadline. She's covered a variety of topics mostly focused on career development, business, and health. Read more...
Make this the year you stop being a doormat for your boss or needy co-workers and set some firm boundaries with your time and work load.
If you're saying yes when you mean no to staying late, taking on more projects when you already have a full plate, or helping a co-worker catch up on their work (again), it's time to set boundaries.
Resolve to: Practice saying no to seemingly small requests so you can focus on your own projects. If your boss is overworking you, begin to ask him/her for ideas on how to prioritize your load.