How to Speak Your Mind - Become Assertive and Set Limits [NOOK Book]

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Do you say what you think, express how you feel, and ask for what you want? The way you speak immediately conveys your self-esteem. Nonassertive communication limits your professional success and leads to conflict and problems in relationships. Learning to be assertive actually raises your self-esteem, while benefiting your career, relationships, and sense of well-being.

"How to Speak Your Mind" explains what it means to be assertive, why ...
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How to Speak Your Mind - Become Assertive and Set Limits

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Overview

Do you say what you think, express how you feel, and ask for what you want? The way you speak immediately conveys your self-esteem. Nonassertive communication limits your professional success and leads to conflict and problems in relationships. Learning to be assertive actually raises your self-esteem, while benefiting your career, relationships, and sense of well-being.

"How to Speak Your Mind" explains what it means to be assertive, why it's important, and how to achieve it. It details all of the elements of assertive and nonverbal communication and lays out the steps to become assertive, as well as common mistakes to avoid.

Once you learn to be assertive, you're ready to establish boundaries with people. The book explains what it means to have limits and a bottom line and how to determine what yours are. The next section shows you how to go about verbalizing your boundaries in a way that will be effective.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015502879
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 265,178
  • File size: 22 KB

Meet the Author

Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and author of <em>Codependency for Dummies</em> and <em>10 Steps to Self-Esteem: The Ultimate Guide to Stop Self-Criticism</em>. She maintains private practice specializing in relationships and codependency. Ms. Lancer has counseled individuals and couples for 25 years and coaches internationally.

She’s has been a consultant and workshop presenter at addiction rehabs and hospitals and a teacher and guest speaker at colleges, universities, counseling centers, and on radio and television. Previously, she had a successful law career. You’ll find her blogs at a several Internet mental health websites, including on her own, http://www.whatiscodependency.com, and www.darlenelancer.com. Follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CodependencyRecovery, and contact her at <strong><em> </em></strong> for a free Tip Sheet on <em>Letting Go.</em>
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