White Lie #4: "I'll do it first thing Monday morning."
THE GOOD-INTENTION FIB
Monday mornings can be crazy. Our intentions might be good, but sometimes we need to do a reality check before we make promises, even to ourselves. We have to assess just how much we can and cannot do in any given day.
"Which day would be the best day to work on this?" or "I have a lot on my plate early in the week. Would Wednesday work for you?"
White Lie 5: Saying nothing.
This article comes from the February/March 2005 issue of ADDitude.