How to Be Assertive and Speak up with Confidence
- 1 hour on-demand video
- 3 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
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- Certificate of Completion
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- Learn what assertiveness means
- Identify if you are passive-aggressive, assertive, passive or aggressive and why it matters
- Feel less guilty and anxious before speaking up
- Find out how to be more assertive
- Identify your work and emotional challenges in speaking up
- Recognize different communication styles, their beliefs and behaviors
- Discover your current communication style tendencies
- Avoid the passive-aggressive trap
- The course will be more useful if you have some previous student, work or community experiences.
Be more assertive.
Do you feel STUCK in your job?
Do you ever feel UNDER-APPRECIATED by your boss even if you work very hard?
Do you still feel UNDER-VALUED?
Do you get LESS RECOGNITION than you deserve?
Most of us who dedicate our sweat and blood to companies experience those feelings.
Have you already tried everything you could to be heard, noticed and respected and it still didn't work?
Guess what!? The problem is not you. The truth is the problem is that most managers are terrible with managing people, and most companies have bad company cultures.
Here's the thing:
There is a SECRET to make your manager get better at managing you. There is a way to get unstuck and be appreciated for your hard work. It all starts with acting and communicating ASSERTIVELY!!! That is why I am so passionate about Assertiveness.
That is what this course is about.
What is assertiveness? How can it help you get unstuck, receive appreciation and recognition at work?
What is the definition of assertive? What does assertive mean?
How to be assertive in order to have effective business communication?
Assertiveness is key for effective communication, career success, authentic and low stress life. When you don't speak up, you give your power away to others, feel less confident and are exploited by others. Learn to be assertive.
Does this happen to you?
Your boss never says thank you?
You feel guilty taking time off from work?
You work like crazy and never get a raise?
They take advantage of you at work?
You feel overwhelmed with too much work!?
You are quiet in situations where you wish you had said something?
You keep ruminating and replaying responses over and over in your mind?
You afraid of sounding mean, aggressive or rude when you stand up for yourself?
They don’t notice you?
You find it hard to ask for what you want?
You are in the right place.
Speaking up was a challenge for me for many years. Assertiveness was the answer to my biggest problems and it changed my life.
I've done extensive research to learn and apply assertiveness into my life. Now I want to help you learn it.
This is what you will accomplish in this course:
Learn what assertiveness is
Create a plan to reduce stress
Identify your emotional and work challenges related to speaking up
Recognize 4 communication styles, their strengths and weaknesses
Recognize the feelings, thinking, speaking and body language of assertive communication
In addition, this course will help you learn more about your personal challenges and preferences through many self-discovery activities.
By the end of the course, you will:
Feel more confident to stand up for yourself through assertive communication
Feel in control of your career
Better manage your thoughts and emotions
I will also support you by answering any relevant question you may have about the course, because my mission is to help you become more assertive!
I look forward to seeing you in the course!
- People at work, school or community, who find it hard to speak up in meetings, deal with feedback and evaluations, ask for what they want and manage harsh criticism.
- Professionals and students who want to increase their self-confidence and self-awareness.
Here are a few questions to keep in mind during this lecture:
ACCEPTING SMART FAILURE -
How well do you accept “smart” failure?
What is the hardest part of accepting failure?
GROWTH JOURNALING -
Do you have the habit of journaling?
What is the best time for you to journal?
Download the growth mindset journal template: Growth Mindset Journal Template.docx
CELEBRATING SUCCESSES -
Do you celebrate small successes?
When did you celebrate your last success?
How did you celebrate it?