812: How to be Assertive and Not Aggressive

I have already discussed why many people have difficulty saying no.  One reason many people say yes instead of no is due to poor self esteem.  They feel that their needs are less important than those doing the asking.  Another reason is that they lack the ability to be assertive, to stick up for themselves.  Some people come across as angry and others let people walk all over them.  Today I am going to discuss how to be more assertive and the difference it is from aggressive and passive.

What you will learn in this episode

  • How to determine the difference between passive, aggressive and assertive
  • Ways to improve your assertiveness

Links from this episode:

5 Ways To Be More Assertive

The Difference Between Passive, Aggressive and Assertive

How to be Assertive

Building Assertiveness in 4 Steps


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