Every single time you don’t ask for what you want, there is a consequence or penalty involved. The consequences may not be immediately visible, but they’ll creep up on you. Next time you want to buy something and realize you can’t afford it because you didn’t negotiate your salary, there’s your penalty.
Next time you’re feeling overwhelmed with work and start to stress out, but can’t quit, there’s your penalty. Next time you say “yes” to a commitment when you should have said “no, I can’t,” there’s your penalty. Read More