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Assertiveness Training

This Is The Most Powerful Word In The Dictionary

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 05.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

The ability to be assertive and say "no" is a communication skill we all learn at a very young age. If you're a parent, you know better than anyone that once this word enters a child's vocabulary it's used very often. However, as an adult, "no" is often much more difficult to say.

Should You Call Out a Boss Who's Being a Little Bit of a Jerk?

Maureen Anderson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Maureen Anderson

"Which side is yours?" That's what the new manager at the restaurant where I worked as a cocktail waitress wanted to know.

Words to Say When You Need to Stand Up for Yourself

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

We all smooth over the truth and bend in our standards from time to time in order to reduce conflict and make relationships work. But when pleasing others becomes a habit you may find yourself resentful, which ultimately damages your relationships.

How to Be Assertive Without Being Arrogant

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Assertiveness is a tool for building boundaries and learning to express oneself openly, honestly, fairly, and respectfully.