EP 119: Backing Out of Commitments Gracefully, with Ashley Conway
Blogger and mom of littles Ashley Conway joins us for a look at how to gracefully back out of commitments, how to weigh whether a commitment is good for you in the first place, and how to decipher most urgent versus most important tasks when pursuing entrepreneurship.
What you’ll hear:
What we Moms do in order to record podcasts, and shout-outs to the Boss Dads that help make it possible.
The difference between a busy and a fruitful life.
How to start a day well and also flex to accommodate the needs of children.
Tips for new bloggers: setting priority and pace
“Moms can’t always say, ‘I’m sticking to this schedule.’ It doesn’t work that way.”
How we women walk around with a lot of “shoulds” - most of them are self-imposed.
Ashley walks us through the 6 steps to backing out of commitments gracefully.
The difference between task-oriented and relational personalities, and how this affects our perspective and communication.
The importance of sincere apologies.
Why setting boundaries when making a commitment aids with understanding for everyone later.
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