This type of communication allows for the potential for people to also communicate openly and honestly with you.
Assertive communication is defined as clear, direct, honest statement of feelings; use of l messages; speaking up appropriately for oneself while considering the needs, wants, and rights of others.
It is important to note is that women who communicate in a direct and clear manner are viewed more favorably in the workplace!
There is a new study from Stanford Graduate School of Business shows in the business world, women who are aggressive, assertive, and confident but who can turn these traits on and off, depending on the social circumstances, This is certainly encouraging, yet I find that learning to assert oneself appropriately in the workplace still remains an issue for many women.
Here are some tips and guidelines to build your assertive communication skills.
But not every cougar (a hot woman several years older than you) is Mrs.
Unfortunately, this happens quite frequently according to many of my readers, and their responses demonstrated a wide range of communication styles from passive to direct and assertive.