Be More Assertive : A guide to being composed, in control, and communicating with confidence Paperback
by Suzie Hayman
Part of the Teach Yourself - General series
Is this the right book for me?- do you lack the confidence to say no?- do you feel that people sometimes take you for granted?- would you like strategies that will help you communicate your needs openly and calmly?Teach Yourself Assertiveness will help you if you're struggling to make yourself heard.
It will show you how becoming more assertive can change every part of your life for the better, and give you techniques and strategies to make assertive behaviour a part of your life.
You will learn how to give and receive criticism, make and receive compliments, cope with anger, fear and, most importantly, to say 'no' without feeling guilty.Be More Assertive includes:Chapter 1: Do you want to be assertive?Chapter 2: The tactics we use to get alongChapter 3: Knowing your rightsChapter 4: ResponsibilitiesChapter 5: Beliefs and valuesChapter 6: Becoming assertiveChapter 7: Accepting and giving criticismChapter 8: Accepting and giving complimentsChapter 9: Saying noChapter 10: Getting caughtChapter 11: Anger and other feelingsChapter 12: Changing others by changing yourselfTeach Yourself methods:Not got much time?One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 24/09/2010
- Category: Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem
- ISBN: 9781444102208