Are You Assertive or Aggressive?: “Are You Assertive or Aggressive?”
Do you have a differing opinion you want to present but are afraid to rock the boat? Two communications experts offer tips you can implement now to improve your assertiveness.
By: Sarah Fenson
“Some people think assertiveness is aggression – a verbalattack (or worse) on another person. Others think they’re being assertive, when in fact they’re being rude oroverbearing. Surveys show that skill ininterpersonal communication tops the list for success – or failure – in any workplace, whether you own it, lead it, or work in it.”
– Nicely points out the difference between assertiveness and aggression. Always look at ways that you can improve yourself to be more successful. -ed.