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135 slides include: helping you recognize, test and evaluate your own assertiveness, I statements, and assertive rights. Comparing passive, aggressive and assertive behaviors, the 6 personality types, assertive do's and don'ts, body language, and eye contact. Learn 9 types of assertive responses, dealing with conflict, overcoming fear, 4 steps to saying no, plus tips on becoming more assertive, how to's and more.

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AssertivenessModern Sample

  1. 1. Assertiveness
  2. 2. Program Objectives (1 of 2) <ul><li>Understand the philosophy of being assertive. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize the differences between being assertive and aggressive through exploration of personal reactions to given situations. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  3. 3. Program Objectives (2 of 2) <ul><li>Participate in role-playing exercises to practice the tenets of being assertive. </li></ul><ul><li>Instill in participants the courage to be assertive -- in the most appropriate and effective way. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  4. 4. A Challenge <ul><li>Please Write a One Sentence Definition of </li></ul><ul><li>A S S E R T I V E N E S S. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  5. 5. Definition <ul><li>An honest, direct, and appropriate expression of one's feelings, thoughts, and beliefs. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  6. 6. Test Your Assertiveness www.readysetpresent.com Page
  7. 7. Test Your Assertiveness (1 of 3) <ul><li>Can you express negative feelings about other people and their behaviors without using abusive language? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you able to exercise and express your strengths? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you easily recognize and compliment other people’s achievements? </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  8. 8. Test Your Assertiveness (2 of 3) <ul><li>Do you have the confidence to ask for what is rightfully yours? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you accept criticism without being defensive? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you feel comfortable accepting compliments? </li></ul><ul><li>Are you able to stand up for your rights? </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  9. 9. Test Your Assertiveness (3 of 3) <ul><li>Are you able to refuse unreasonable requests from friends, family, or co-workers? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you comfortably start and carry on a conversation with others? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you ask for assistance when you need it? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A “yes” response to the questions indicates an assertive approach. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  10. 10. Why Assertiveness is Important? <ul><li>Effective communication brings about the achievement of individual and/or shared goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Assertiveness increases your ability to reach these goals while maintaining your rights and dignity. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  11. 11. The Myths about Assertiveness <ul><li>Other people’s feelings and rights are more important than yours. </li></ul><ul><li>You will offend other people by being assertive. </li></ul><ul><li>You are not important enough to express your feelings and rights. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  12. 12. Assertive Rights (1 of 2) <ul><li>You have the right to be assertive. </li></ul><ul><li>You have the right to request that others change their behavior if they are infringing on your rights. </li></ul><ul><li>You have the right to use your own time to answer questions. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  13. 13. Aggressiveness Is www.readysetpresent.com Page
  14. 14. What Would You Say? www.readysetpresent.com Page
  15. 15. When Confronted with a Problem www.readysetpresent.com Page
  16. 16. What is your next step? www.readysetpresent.com Page
  17. 17. <ul><li>Download “ Assertiveness ” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com 135 slides include : helping you recognize, test and evaluate your own assertiveness, I statements, and assertive rights. Comparing passive, aggressive and assertive behaviors, the 6 personality types, assertive do's and don'ts, body language, and eye contact. Learn 9 types of assertive responses, dealing with conflict, overcoming fear, 4 steps to saying no, plus tips on becoming more assertive, how to's and more. Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page

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