Episode 18: “How To Be More Assertive”
Assertiveness is an important skill for effective communication. Assertiveness allows you to advocate for yourself and your needs in a healthy and respectful way.
In today’s podcast, Tywauna ‘Coach Tee’ analyzes discusses steps for being more assertive without rubbing people the wrong way.
Steps to Being Assertive
- Ask for what you want or need
- Saying “No”
- Speaking your mind respectfully
- Use “I” statements when speaking
- Don’t apologize for your feelings
Call to Action
Evaluate the areas in your life where you need to advocate for yourself. In what areas of your life do you need to be more assertive? Commit to practicing being assertive in that area.
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