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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.
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"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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randy J Paterson
ISBN: 1572242094 9781572242098
OCLC Number: 45536167
Description: vi, 206 pages ; 26 cm
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.
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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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