Behind-the-scenes advice for busy solo professionals courtesy of Michael Katz, Blue Penguin Development

turned down an invitation to speak at a business event.

The people who invited me are very nice and the specifics aren’t that far off from what I often do.

But still, it wasn’t quite right.  And so I said, “No thank you.”

You’re not obligated to jump at every opportunity put in front of you. 

If it doesn’t feel right to you – for whatever reason – you’re allowed to walk away.  No explanation required.