Self management becoming-more_assertive

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Self management becoming-more_assertive

  1. 1. Becoming More Assertive
  2. 2. Causes of Unassertiveness
  3. 3. Causes of UnassertivenessFear of rejection, humiliation,criticism or anger.
  4. 4. Causes of UnassertivenessFeared consequences are projectionsarising from unrealistic anxieties.
  5. 5. Causes of UnassertivenessWhen we don’t feel good aboutourselves, we tend to devalue ourabilities, thoughts and feelings.
  6. 6. Causes of UnassertivenessLow self-esteem leads tolack of assertion.
  7. 7. Causes of UnassertivenessLack of skills needed on the jobor in other situationscontributes to unassertiveness.
  8. 8. Causes of UnassertivenessWe’re afraid of embarrassingourselves, of looking stupid, beingtoo aggressive or too emotional.
  9. 9. Causes of UnassertivenessAs we grow, we are rewardedfor certain types of behaviorsand punished for others.
  10. 10. Causes of UnassertivenessIf you don’t know yourself, you may notattain and progress in your ideal job.
  11. 11. Causes of UnassertivenessIf you have clear goals, you’ll havehigher self-esteem and be morelikely to assert yourself.
  12. 12. Causes of UnassertivenessMany people fear self-assertionwill displease others.
  13. 13. Causes of UnassertivenessPeople often fear looking foolish orhurting others’ feelings.
  14. 14. Causes of UnassertivenessWe develop habits and continue tobe unassertive because it’s familiarand easy.
  15. 15. Actions Toward Assertiveness
  16. 16. Actions Toward AssertivenessRecognize your need to change.
  17. 17. Actions Toward AssertivenessTake care of yourself - physical,intellectual, social and emotional needs.
  18. 18. Actions Toward AssertivenessEnhance your confidence - know whatyou can do and what you want.
  19. 19. Actions Toward AssertivenessPractice being assertive.
  20. 20. Actions Toward AssertivenessClarify and pursue your mission.
  21. 21. Actions Toward AssertivenessHave a positive outlook. See the glassas half full, rather than half empty.
  22. 22. Actions Toward AssertivenessPut faith in your ability to makegood things happen.
  23. 23. Actions Toward AssertivenessChallenge your irrational beliefs.
  24. 24. Actions Toward AssertivenessConvey the impression that you arein charge and entitled to lead.
  25. 25. Actions Toward AssertivenessLearn to confront and say “no.”
  26. 26. Actions Toward AssertivenessBe political. Know when to open yourmouth and when to keep it shut.
  27. 27. Actions Toward AssertivenessMaintain perspective. Don’t let whathappened yesterday affect what willhappen tomorrow.
  28. 28. Actions Toward AssertivenessWatch your body language.
  29. 29. Actions Toward AssertivenessPresent yourself positively. Claim therecognition that is rightfully yours.
  30. 30. Actions Toward AssertivenessAsk for what you want.
  31. 31. Actions Toward AssertivenessParticipate in meetings andother group activities.
  32. 32. Actions Toward AssertivenessLearn from colleagues andfriends you feel are assertive.
  33. 33. Actions Toward AssertivenessAssociate with positive,supportive people.
  34. 34. Becoming More Assertive

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