Assertiveness boosts your influence and your self-esteem. It gives you a better chance of getting what you want and keeps people from walking all over you. It’s neither passive nor aggressive, it’s an effective communication skill.
- Can you stand up for yourself without putting the other person down?
- Say what you mean without being mean? And respond calmly when a conversation becomes heated?
- Can you set boundaries clearly and say no without anxiety?
- Can you stand your ground, even when it’s uncomfortable or uneasy?
Whether you are naturally assertive or not, join us for tips on how to communicate more positively.