Am I Too Assertive?

Am I Too Assertive? Assertion is a key skill in any manager’s toolkit – too little assertion leaves you overworked and highly vulnerable to exploitation, too much assertion opens you to the charge of being a bully and exerting your influence and approach at the expense of others. The degree to which you are assertive …

Why Assertiveness Is An Essential Personal Skill

Why Assertiveness Is An Essential Personal Skill Being Assertive is all about getting your needs met without ignoring the needs and rights of others around you. This also means expressing your needs, wants, opinions, feelings and beliefs in a direct and honest way. So, in any situation that you find yourself in, the following thoughts …