Assertiveness: How To Be Strong In Every Situation

  • 5h 11m 46s
  • Conrad Potts, Suszanne Potts
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2020

No matter how successful we are, we all face stressful and hard-to-handle challenges in daily life, and - if we want to be as happy and healthy as we can - we must learn to assert ourselves, make our voices heard, and approach life with confidence and self-assurance.

This audiobook is a roadmap to help you navigate your way through those challenging opportunities, hurdles, and milestones. Taking universal scenarios case by case, and packed with practical tips, this inspiring, down-to-earth book will give you the tools to build your self-esteem and become happier, healthier, and in control of your own destiny. Written in an approachable style which posits practical solutions to a range of universal problems, it deals with assertiveness in business, family, social situations, and all areas of life.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - What is Assertion?
  • Chapter 2 - Win-Win
  • Chapter 3 - It's All in the Mind
  • Chapter 4 - Assertive Communication
  • Chapter 5 - Getting the Respect You Deserve at Work—Saying “No,” Handling Put-Downs and Being Taken Seriously
  • Chapter 6 - Getting the Best Out of People at Work—Giving Praise and Criticism, Communicating Clearly and Getting Your Requests Met
  • Chapter 7 - Handling Difficult Behaviour and Coping with Conflict—Dealing with Aggression and Gaining Commitment from others
  • Chapter 8 - Being Assertive in Meetings and Presentations—Getting Our Views Heard and Getting Our Butterflies under Control
  • Chapter 9 - Families – Who'd Have 'em?—Managing Kids, Handling Teenagers and Coping with Partners and Parents Assertively
  • Chapter 10 - Friends, Neighbours and Social Occasions—Managing Different Expectations and Keeping Relationships in Tact
  • Chapter 11 - Getting the Service You Deserve—Standing up for Your Own Needs so That others Acknowledge Them