How to Be Assertive At Work

An Introduction to the Art of Assertiveness: what assertiveness means & 19 strategies to be more assertive.
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39min of on-demand video
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Understand what assertiveness means, how to e more assertive, and how it can help you
Identify 4 types of communication
Recognize 19 assertiveness strategies
Identify what triggers your non-assertive behavior
Adopt an assertive body language


  • You will benefit more from this course if you interact with people at school, work or volunteering.


Learn assertiveness.

Avoid these problems by learning how to be assertive:

  • Do others take advantage of you?

  • Do you feel unappreciated and undervalued at work?

  • Do others ignore you?

  • Do you hesitate to speak your mind?

  • Do you feel overwhelmed, stressed out and guilty?

  • Do you lack confidence at work?

This course can help you if you are a:

  • Professional or business person - If you deal with any type of people at work - boss, employees, colleagues, clients, suppliers or even professors.

  • Life-long learner - If you want to develop your soft skills and communication skills at work, this course is for you!

  • Confidence seeker - If you want to boost your confidence through action, this is the course for you!

  • Busy person - And you want a quick overview that goes straight to the point. We cover a lot in 40min.

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Who this course is for:

  • People who want to quickly get an overview on how to be more assertive.


Promoter of Confident , Candid , Caring Conversations
Assertive Way
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The founder of Assertive Way LLC, Ivna, didn’t allow her severe passivity, shyness and social anxiety impede her to experience school and corporate career across 4 continents, 5 countries, 9 cities and 5 industries.

Through a lot of self-reflection and diverse experiences, she was able to overcome the challenges that could have held her back from having a fulfilling life. Now she feels emotionally free with assertive, confident beliefs and attitudes.

She noticed the critical role of assertive communication in realizing the potential of colleagues, employees and on herself. She then decided to fulfill her mission of helping others to realize their potential by becoming more confident and assertive.

She has an MBA from INSEAD in France / Singapore and an Engineering degree from the Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA) in Brazil.

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