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The assertiveness workbook : how to express your ideas and stand up for yourself at work and in relationships

Author: Randy J Paterson
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Effective communication is a critical skill that influences your professional success, the stability of your family life, and your personal happiness. Your ability to communicate effectively is seriously hampered if you can't assert yourself constructively. If you've ever felt paralyzed by an imposing individual or strongly argued opposing point of view, you know that a lack of assertiveness can leave you feeling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Paterson, Randy.
Assertiveness Workbook : How to Express Your Ideas and Stand Up for Yourself at Work and in Relationships.
Oakland : New Harbinger Publications, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Randy J Paterson
ISBN: 9781572249110 1572249110 9781608824168 1608824160
OCLC Number: 811406166
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages)
Contents: What is assertiveness? --
Overcoming the stress barrier --
Overcoming the social barrier --
Overcoming the belief barrier --
Reality check --
On the launchpad: Preparing for change --
Becoming visible: Nonverbal behavior --
Being present: Giving your opinion --
Taking the good: Receiving positive feedback --
Giving helpful positive feedback --
Taking the valuable: Receiving negative feedback --
Constructive, not critical: Giving corrective feedback --
The assertive "no" --
Making requests without controlling others --
Countdown to confrontation --
Constructive confrontation --
Being you.
Responsibility: Randy J. Paterson.


This step-by-step guide uses cognitive-behavioural techniques to help the reader suffering from assertiveness problems to set realistic personal boundaries and transform interpersonal styles.  Read more...
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"Assertiveness problems--including excessive unassertiveness, aggressiveness, and passive-aggressiveness--afflict millions of people, leading to suffering and undermining potentials for happy, Read more...

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