Assertiveness: How To Be Strong In Every Situation, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0857083678
  • ISBN-13: 9780857083678
  • DDC: 158.2
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 238 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Assertiveness: How to Be Yourself  in Every Situation is designed to provide the reader with instant practical solutions to the everyday real-life situations we all face at home, at work and at play. No matter how successful we are, we all face stressful and hard-to-handle challenges in daily life, and - if we want to be as happy and healthy as we can- we must learn to assert ourselves, make our voices heard and approach life with confidence and self-assurance. This book provides a roadmap to help you navigate your way through challenging opportunities, hurdles and milestones. Taking universal scenarios case by case, and packed with practical tips, this down-to-earth book will give you the tools to build your self esteem and become happier, healthier, and in control of your own destiny.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Part One.
2: What Is Assertion?.
3: Win-Win.
4: It's All in the Mind.
5: Assertive Communication.
6: Part Two.
7: Getting the Respect You Deserve at Work: Saying “No,” Handling Put-Downs and Being Taken Seriously.
8: Getting the Best out of People at Work: Giving Praise and Criticism, Communicating Clearly and Getting Your Requests Met.
9: Handling Difficult Behaviour and Coping with Conflict: Dealing with Aggression and Gaining Commitment from Others.
10: Being Assertive in Meetings and Presentations: Getting Our Views Heard and Getting Our Butterflies under Control.
11: Families – Who'd Have'em?: Managing Kids, Handling Teenagers and Coping with Partners and Parents Assertively.
12: Friends, Neighbours and Social Occasions: Managing Different Expectations and Keeping Relationships in Tact.
13: Getting the Service You Deserve: Standing up for Your Own Needs so That Others Acknowledge Them.
Sustaining Your Assertion: Maintain Your Self-Confidence and Well-Being.
About the Authors.