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The Assertive Woman debunks the tired old myths and stereotypes of women bosses, stay-at-home moms, "bully broads," and superwomen, and presents a refreshing, positive alternative. From breaking out of the Compassion Trap and countering manipulation, to nurturing a hardy spirit and reaching out to friends and lovers, The Assertive Woman delivers real answers and steadfast support to real women everywhere.
Author Biography: Stanlee Phelps is a senior vice president in Leadership Development and Executive Coaching with Lee Hecht Harrison, a premier international career management company. Stanlee is frequently sought by the media to discuss issues pertaining to executive women and is a well-known speaker. She is past president of Women in Business and has served on boards of directors dedicated to advancing women's success in business.
Nancy K. Austin is co-author, with Tom Peters, of the bestseller A Passion For Excellence. She is a leading authority on building swift and lasting organizations to succeed. Nancy has written extensively for many magazines and journals. She has been a contributing editor at Working Woman, a columnist for 1099 (a webzine for independent professionals), and today is a contributing editor for INC. magazine. Nancy founded her company in 1985, and has been working with a cross-section of lively businesses ever since.
|2||Our Personal Journeys||9|
|3||Who Is the Assertive Woman?||15|
|5||The Inner Game of Assertiveness||33|
|6||Obstacles on the Inner Journey||45|
|7||Compassion Can Be a Trap||49|
|8||Empowering Yourself To Be Assertive||61|
|9||The Expression of Assertion||73|
|10||You're Worth It!||87|
|11||Building an Assertive Body Image||93|
|12||Compliments, Criticism, and Rejection||101|
|15||Asserting Your Sensuality||129|
|16||The Anger In You||139|
|17||Humor--We Need More of It!||149|
|18||Friends and Lovers||159|
|19||Assertive Family Relationships||165|
|20||Putting Assertiveness to Work at Work||179|
|21||The Mythology of the Working Woman||195|
|22||The Hardy Spirit||205|
|23||The Assertive Woman FAQs||211|
|24||Same Song, Fourth Verse||215|