We have all known someone with a reputation for saying “yes” to any new request or project, without considering whether they should. Maybe they want to establish themselves as helpful, go-to people. Maybe they feel pressured to never say “no.” Or maybe they’re just trying to get you off their back.
There are three common types of yes people to watch out for and avoid.
The entangler is the person, often well meaning, who gets too involved in your details and t...