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How to be Assertive and Develop Confidence

Assertiveness is a learned behaviour.


We often look and imagine that people and colleagues who are assertive and have confidence are naturally assertive and confident.

Assertiveness and confidence are about behaviour and not about people.

Positive thinking is crucial to assertiveness and confidence.

Your belief and thinking are integral to action you take that is assertive.


Assertive behaviour is when you stand up for your rights in a way that affirms the rights of the other person or people.

Causal model of behaviour is a process of thinking that influences feeling, which then influences actions you take.

Assertive behaviour are products of beliefs about oneself, what you think based on beliefs, feeling you derive from beliefs, and actions you take based on beliefs.

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A mindset that affirms "It's possible"

Inspiring Quotes

“Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill


“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself.” – Jim Rohn 


“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” - Albert Einstein


“I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential.” Bob Nardelli


“You are the same today as you’ll be in five years except for two things, the books you read and the people you meet.” – Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

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