How to say NO to friends, family & colleagues to respectfully decline

Youshaa Motan ☯, Online Teaching Developer at D.B.S

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8 Videos (10m)
    • How to say No - Introductory Video

    • An Introduction to this class

    • Lesson 1

    • Lesson 2

    • Lesson 3

    • Lesson 4

    • Lesson 5

    • The Takeaway lesson


About This Class

Do you have a hard time saying NO?

Often find yourself overcommitting to people because of feeling pressurised? These days, it’s hard to manage a prosperous career, family life, and still make time for obligations. If you find that your free time is being devoured by commitments you care nothing about, this Class is for you!

  • We’ve all been there.
  • The awkward baby shower invitation from a friend of your sister’s.
  • The wedding halfway across the country.
  • The last-minute phone call to come into work on your day off.

Some things in life are unavoidable. Fortunately, this isn’t the case for these occasions.

  • Want to master the art of the excuse that eases you out of the situation?
  • Gain control of your life, your time, and your saying NO-respectfully?
  • Master 5 ways to say no with aplomb and successfully gain respect doing so.

5 of 5 students recommendSee All

Great class!
Mandy Vosloo

Online Lifestyle, Psychology and Digital Marketer

Very interesting ideas :)
Anna Lynd

Live simply. Care deeply. Help cheerfully.





Youshaa Motan ☯

Online Teaching Developer at D.B.S

Hi! I'm Youshaa - Follow me right now on Skillshare.

I love my work as a Content Creator and Online Instructor at an innovative online training company - The Digital Branding School.

I am an author and blogger and I'm passionate about helping you grow - You can visit my blog at

I help startups, online teachers, entrepreneurs, e-commerce stores and small business owners create and manage their branding and marketing online for scalable growth and returns on investment, driving their productivity strategy & brand success stories.

My goal is to produce the very best material for all my classes to share with you & help you take your life or business to the next level. Ultimately reaching your goals so you can live a happier, more productive, profitable and fulfilling life.

I've always stood for taking on complex concepts and making them easy to learn, absorb & understand, translating into practical wisdom, which my students can instantly apply to real life situations, rewarding their time, energy and financial investment to the fullest, allowing all my students to become the best possible version of themselves in the quickest optimized time.

More about me...

Online Teaching Business Developer & Digital Marketing & Branding Strategist for The Digital Branding School based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Author of The Manifesto of the Spiritual Salesman available on Amazon Direct.

I've been involved in Sales & Entrepreneurship - in various capacities for over 20 years now in South Africa. 

You can connect with me via social media or email me at:

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I love being of service!

To your success!