9 Women Leaders In Engineering Share Their Experience Speaking Up
Leading as a woman in Engineering is not easy. I’ve interviewed 9 female leaders in Engineering to find out their most memorable courageous conversations that led to breakthroughs in their careers.
Future Of Work Post Pandemic – What You Need To Know Now
Intentional and effective communication is a must.
Never Ruin Your Beautiful Personality To Be Assertive￼
You Don’t Have To Change Who You Are To Be More Assertive
Secrets To 3x Her Salary In 5 Years (With Guest Maria Kauffman)
How bold conviction, a hostile takeover, and fearlessly being weird helped her thrive.
Find Courage To Speak Your Mind In These Episodes
9 podcast episodes to give you the courage to speak your mind unapologetically.
How To Respond To "I'm Just Being Honest" Excuse
There's a difference between being honest and being aggressive. Here's how to know and respond.
My Journey From A Shy People Pleaser To Be More Assertive
And how you can be more confident with assertiveness too.
A New Way To Think About Being Nice: Why Niceness Is The 51st Shade Of Grey
Why is being nice not good?
10 Real-Life Incredible Examples of How Assertive Communication Can Boost Your Career￼
Assertiveness helps you succeed at work.
The 8 Things No One Told You About How To Protect Your Hard-Earned Money (Part 2)
8 powerful ways for you to be more assertive with your money.
The 8 Things No One Told You About How To Protect Your Hard-Earned Money (Part 1)
Why not speaking up is killing your money, and what to do about it.
10 Daily Challenges Women Face At Work
Plus One Powerful Tool To Fight Back Without Getting Into War.
10 Credibility Killer Mistakes That Undermine Your Work (And What To Do Instead)
Instantly boost your credibility factor.
6 Conflict Myths: Lies Teachers Like To Tell About Confrontation
Conflict and confrontation can be your friend.
How To Respond To Dismissive Comments From Rude Coworkers￼
5 Steps To A Powerful And Professional Response They Can’t Ignore.
10 Best Assertiveness And Standing Up For Yourself Books
These books on assertive communication may change your life.
What Is Assertiveness In Communication (Top Articles)
Top articles on assertiveness and how to be more assertive.
18 Tips To Attract Endless Career Opportunities For Yourself.
Opportunities Are Not Luck; They Are Created.
3 Secrets From Ordinary Women Who Created MASSIVE Companies.
How Passion, Feedback, Persistence, And “Not Yet” Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams.
Advocate For Others Like An Attorney
Here’s what this lawyer of the homeless has to say about advocating for others.
Important Assertiveness Skills You Need at Your Job Level
How your skill requirements change as you move up.
The Importance Of Reconnecting With Your Network
Hone your virtual networking skills to expand your opportunities.
Debunking 6 Myths On Staying In Touch That Are Holding You Back
Out of touch = out of sight = out of mind.
5 Ways To Adapt And Thrive As An Immigrant – Interview With Author And Lawyer Henri Nkuepo
How immigrants can more easily adapt to a new culture.
5 Ways To Be Heard In Male-Dominated Meetings
To succeed as a woman in a male-dominated industry you need to make yourself heard in meetings by building one-on-one rapport and creating stronger transitions to your perspectives.
Gain Confidence With Assertive Communication With Paulette Dale
Why women need to be more assertive from the author of “Did You Say Something, Susan? How Any Woman Can Gain Confidence With Assertive Communication.”.
Is Marie Kondo Assertive?
Here's what I learned about how this mellow, friendly, and introverted tidying sensation!
4 Reasons Why It Is Important For Leaders To Speak Up
Nice agreeable leaders get fewer resources but more work, they are less effective, they struggle to manage their team and limit their hiring pool.
5 Better Ways To Say "Great Job"
For a powerful compliment, show the positive impact of what they did on yourself and others, measurable performance, an aspect of their personality, a positive behavior, or a useful process used.
Should You Write A Letter To Someone Who Hurt You?
If you are upset with someone, write a letter to them but don’t send it, especially if you answer yes to any of the questions below. When you are calm, have an assertive conversation with them.
How To Be Assertive At Work Without Being Rude
Express your needs, desires, feelings, and ideas with “I statements” in a respectful way. Avoid weak and insecure language. Manage your negative emotions. And be curious about other people’s behaviors and feelings.
9 Powerful Confidence Lessons From An Encounter With A Cougar
Body language tips when fight or flight survival instincts happen.
3 Powerful Steps You Need to Set Goals You Will Achieve
How to get goal-setting right. A framework you can use to set goals with intention.
Are You Introverted, Shy, Anxious, Or Passive? How To Tell
And should you, can you, and is it worth it to overcome it?
5 Easy Ways to Promote Your Work More Organically
Is This Myth Preventing You From Getting Promoted?
When You Need To Over-Communicate With Your Boss
Think significant changes, uncertainty, and impact.
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Nine Questions To Decide When To Practice Speaking Up
This article was originally posted on Forbes. Advance practice is not always better. Answer these nine questions to find out if you should practice speaking up before delivering your message.
Book Review - The Power of a Positive No by William Ury
It’s the best book I’ve read so far on how to say no effectively.
How to Overcome Anxiety During The Pandemic With Confidence
10 ways to cope and thrive including assertiveness tips.
5 Easy Ways to Crush Anxiety In Hard Conversations
Reshape your anticipation curve for planned hard conversations.
24 Practical Ways to Create More Joy at Work
It is easy but requires intention and a hint of courage.
3 Problems When You Forcefully Stop Smiling at Work
You don’t need to act serious to be taken seriously.
Super Inspiring Advice From Top Business Women That You’ll Love
Assertiveness for women in 24 quotes from 10 women.
7 Ways to Be More Resourceful and Boost Resourcefulness
From Poverty in Bangladesh to Nobel Peace Prize.
3 Simple Ways to Relieve Your Stress With Assertiveness
You don't have to breathe deeply, meditate, or exercise. Just speak up more.
Important Advice From The 2nd Richest Man in China: Jack Ma
Embrace disagreement, transparency, respect, speaking up, and criticism.
Say 'No' Politely
Politeness and saying ‘no’ are different: ‘polite’ is about the way you speak, ‘no’ is about your view.
Is praise and positive feedback the same thing?
No, positive feedback is better but requires more work. Find out the main differences and why it matters in this article.
10 antidotes to procrastination when it may burden others
Do you ever procrastinate a task because it involves asking for something, making an unpopular decision, or displeasing someone?
"If you have nothing to say, say nothing at all" - NOT
Find out what is wrong with this old saying that is used by Thumper, the fictional Disney rabbit character.
Escape a conversation that you don't care about
The art of politely excusing yourself from a conversation that you just aren't interested in. After all, time is the new money.
Be treated with respect by your boss
A large number of employees don't feel respected by their bosses. Find here basic guidelines for a conversation about respect with your boss.
How to confront the fear of confrontation
Overcome the fear of confrontation by becoming more receptive to long-term gains and reducing the perceived impact of short term pains.