feels bad turning down work but I guess that's what the firms play on

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feels bad turning down work but I guess that's what the firms play on

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:18 am

Like no I can't add something on a rush basis to my plate I was going to be here until 1 am already.

If that means I'm not cut out for the job, oh well.

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Re: feels bad turning down work but I guess that's what the firms play on

Postby BaiAilian2013 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:28 am

The beauty of brain plasticity is that you can learn to do things that don't initially come naturally to you... like saying no.

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Re: feels bad turning down work but I guess that's what the firms play on

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:54 am

adapt or perish

literally

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Re: feels bad turning down work but I guess that's what the firms play on

Postby hoos89 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:55 pm

This happens all the time...it shouldn't be that big of a deal. I think that people who learn how and when to say "no" tend to last longer in biglaw.



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