"assertive" tagged articles

Your Top Tips for Being More Assertive

“Ah, Keith, quick word. Late notice, I know, but I need that [insert complicated, dreary task here!] done before the weekend, not by t...

#MTtalk Review: Saying Yes When You Mean No

No: A Cultural Conundrum I read a few studies recently that analyzed how different cultures view and use the word “No.” Reading ...

How Can I Stop Saying Sorry All the Time?

“Sorry Rachel, could I just interrupt briefly?” “Right, yes, sorry Aaron. Go ahead.” “Sorry, I just thought we...

My Most Difficult Conversation at Work

“You know what, Simon? I think they should fire you for what you’ve done.” As conversational gambits go, it was a showstop...