The Smart Girl's Guide to Getting What You Want

The Smart Girl's Guide to Getting What You Want

How to Be Assertive With Wit, Style and Grace

Book - 2014
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Random House, Inc.

Do you feel like you’re not heard but you don’t want to have to scream?

Personal development coach Mary Hartley explains the secrets of assertiveness – of how to communicate with other people in ways that are confident, effective – but also considerate. Mary reveals the simple steps you can take to help you relate to other people honestly and openly in every area of your life – at work, with your friends and family and in your love life. You will discover that you can be true to yourself and your needs without hurting or diminishing other people.

   • What assertiveness is and why it matters

   • How to avoid aggression, passivity and manipulation

   • Tips for handling tricky situations including put-downs and dealing with bullies

   • Mastering assertive body language and communication
Packed with practical strategies and exercises, this book will show you how to be confident, assured and proactive – with style.

Baker & Taylor
Provides a guide for women seeking to assert themselves in everyday life, from handling tricky social situations to avoiding passivity.

Publisher: London :, Watkins Publishing,, 2014
Description: 201 p. ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9781780285542
Branch Call Number: 158.2082 Har


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