Think of a situation you’ve ex.
Think of a situation you’ve experienced recently in which you could have been more assertive OR think of a situation that’s coming up in which you need to be assertive.
Briefly describe the situation:
Now, walk through the four tips for being more assertive you learned in this week’s video. For each step below, fill in your responses.
1. Know Your Priorities: What are your “N.U.T.s” in this situation?
2. Be straightforward: What is it about this situation that is bothering you?
3. Posture and Eye-Contact: How will you present yourself using body language to show you are serious and value yourself?
4. Use “I” Statements: Instead of saying “you always” or “you never,” how can you tell the person what’s bothering you and what you want him or her to do?