How To: Be Assertive At WorkPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 22 January 2020
Assertiveness is essential to success and wellness at work. Too often, being overly passive or aggressive is the key ingredient in failure. This failure can manifest itself in losing an important contract, an invaluable idea, a key player or even ending up at a hearing before a third party. Hence, the case for assertive behaviour at work is overwhelming. But what exactly is it?
What Is Assertive Behaviour?
Assertive behaviour entails: (i) being able to state your needs and feelings in an honest way; (ii) being clear and direct in what you are saying and (iii) standing up for your rights without violating the rights of others. And the good news is that we can all be assertive, as Eleanor
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