#036 – Preparing for Change (Assertiveness Pt 7) [Podcast]

Before we get to the assertiveness skills, there are a few last steps to consider.  You need to lay the groundwork for change in your life.

Preparing for Change

Preparing for Change

Before we embark on strategies to put more assertive styles of communication in our lives, we want to go over a few more suggestions to think about assertiveness, relationships, and change.

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“Preparing for Change” Show Notes

In this episode, I share on the following topics:

  • Review of last week
  • Drift
  • Assertiveness is what you do, not who you are
  • Allow errors
  • Start easy
  • The continuum: non-verbal assertiveness to verbal assertiveness
  • Consider your timing
  • The Bonsai principle
  • Using humor
  • Emulate your heroes
  • Cultural factors

“Preparing for Change” Episode Resources

Creative Live course on The Power of Body Language

Resources on Assertiveness:


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