Exploring the notion of assertiveness, learning how to be more purposefully assertive and recognising our individual past and current blockers.

Can you recall a situation where you weren't as assertive as you'd have liked to have been? When we can, we often feel frustrated as a result, that we've let things slide — and created future complications within our relationships. This focussed and practical session is about digging deeper into the idea of assertiveness — and exploring ways we can assert ourselves positively; rather than coming across as passive, passive-aggressive or aggressive. 

We'll focus on:

• Defining assertiveness
• Communicating in a more effective way in specifically difficult situations
• The difference between assertive, passive, passive-aggressive & aggressive behaviours
• The role of triggers is preventing assertiveness
• Transactional analysis as a method of improving difficult communication.

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    Learn about this topic among peers in our weekly programme.

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    We can bring this to you virtually, with supporting resources too.

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With an emphasis on virtual and remote delivery; our pioneering programmes bring people together to build skills among peers, and immediately apply them to the commercial and cultural challenges of the day.

To learn more about our transformative work with partners ranging from Dr. Martens to Dishoom, Adidas to Action for Children; and to explore ways we can support your teams — email Nick Defty or call +44 (0)20 7033 2140.

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