This is a typical answer that you will hear in a multitude of situations … and very often the people uttering those words actually believe them!
Here is my reality …I’m busy, but if it is important enough I will find time to do it!
When someone says they don’t have time, they really mean …I’m busy and this is not important enough to me, so I won’t fit it into my schedule.
If you want/need someone to do something, your problem really isn’t convincing them to fit it into their schedule … the BIG issue is getting them to accept that this is something important to them! If they agree that it is important then they will find a way, because it is always possible … read my blog about Finding Time for the Really Important Stuff!
Think about that!