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Proposal touch point near EOD. I will be PTO tomorrow and unavailable most of the evening. Does it make sense to still attend or should I just decline the invite? I’m kind of nervous saying that I’ll be unavailable for action items. First proposal so sorry for the newb question.

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Just give a heads up to the point person for the proposal to let them know that you are on PTO after EOD today until Monday. Ghosting on a meeting without that discussion makes 0 sense because it makes you look like a flake.

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No matter your role, I would attend. Given you are new, it’s helpful to familiarize yourself with the process should you need to contribute to this or future proposals, network, etc

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Desn't matter if you are new or 10 years in. Learn to draw your boundaries. The firm will take as much as you give. Change the conversation to value you provided not the tie you spent.

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Got it appreciate that. Was also a little nervous because I’m going to DU soon and didn’t want to give the impression I’m not adding value but makes sense

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