Sep 30, 2020
Let's be honest, no one likes a push-over, aside from the person doing the pushing. Assertiveness is a communication skill that is essential to develop and hone if you wish to move beyond your current professional, social, and psychological boundaries.
Some people struggle to communicate assertively because they are too concerned with the feelings or perspective of the other party or the aggressor. You will not ascend to the top of your field without mastering this skill.
Assertiveness means expressing your point of view in a way that is clear and direct, while still respecting others. Communicating in an assertive manner can help you to minimize conflict, control feelings of resentment, to ensure your needs are better met, and to have more positive, understanding, and harmonious relationships.
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