Negativity is not a good thing.
- No way!
- Over my dead body!
- That will never work here!
- What were you thinking?!
There are better ways to indicate that you don’t think an idea or suggestion might not work out:
- Ask questions.
- Suggest modifications.
- Pick your battles.
Read more at How to Raise Objections at Work Diplomatically (from The Fast Track).
I’m sure you have additional thoughts and suggestions. Please share them in the comments.