Your boss tells you to "go be aggressive out there!" But is that really what he means? The words aggressive and assertive are constantly confused and misused. If you believe words matter then it's time to drill down into what your boss is really asking and why he might be disappointed with the result.
This talk helps to clarify what is actually meant by "aggressive" vs. "assertive". These behaviors sit along a behavioral continuum that also include passive and passive aggressive behaviors. We will go through all of these descriptors for the purpose of identifying how you want to behave and what pattern you might default into in different contexts. Once you can identify your behavior patterns then you can make changes that get you the more positive outcome we all seek. Well...most of us.
Our Assertive vs. Aggressive speaking topic helps your group examine their own communication style, offering solid skill development and tools meant to boost their abilities for working with and adapting to all kinds of people.
Participants will receive:
- Information on successful assertive communication traits
- Material differentiating between aggressive, assertive, passive, and passive aggressive behavior
- Guide to Asking Good Questions
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