- Thank the person who asked/invited.
- State that you wish him/her the best at the XYZ event/experience.
- Let the person know you will be declining. (There's no need for explaining where you will be instead. If it is not competitive, it is okay to share that you will send good energy from where you will be.)
- (Optional - Send a message the day of the event to send him or her well wishes for that day's event/experience.)
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
4 Steps to Declining Invitations
You are not expected to be all things to all people, or in all places at all times.
Saying "No" is empowering.
When you want to decline and invitation, be positive and professional with these 4 steps: