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Communicate with Assertiveness to Get What You Want out of Life
Narrated by: Brooke Pillifant
Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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Summary

An important technique for achieving what you want in life is through practicing assertiveness. Assertiveness is a style of communicating that emphasizes honesty and respect while standing up for your rights. Being an assertive person means you have no qualms about expressing your needs, opinions, desires, and wishes. 

At the center of assertive communication is respect for yourself and for other people. Chances are, you struggle with asserting yourself, but it’s really not a difficult place to be if you can apply yourself to improving. 

One of the keystones of assertive behavior is learning to say “No”. This sends the message that you are not ready to please people at your expense. It may be hard at first, but you eventually grow into it. 

The voice associated with assertive behavior is neither too fast nor too slow, and it is also not high or small. The perfect voice is resonant which means it is rich and clear. If people have to struggle to hear what you are saying, then you have lost track. 

Nonverbal cues play a huge role in assertive communication. The most important nonverbal cues are establishing eye contact, having great posture, and practicing active listening. 

When it comes to the actual delivery, you had better be prepared. Jumbled thoughts and stutters tend to take away from assertive behavior. And when you are challenged, you don’t have to back down like a scared puppy. In the same breath, you don’t have to become hostile. The appropriate way of handling opposition and criticism is to stand your ground, yet respectfully and calmly. 

This audiobook shows you how to exhibit assertive behavior as a man or a woman, in your relationships, at work, or anywhere that may benefit your life.

©2018 Jennifer P. Hayes (P)2019 Jennifer P. Hayes

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Amazing

All instructions and recommendations are very detailed, clear, effective and helpful. I liked this book very much and I would recommend it for those in need of this type of information.

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interesting

It is an awesome book, it is very interesting to listen to it. I really like the way for the author takes us inside the book. really good job by the narrator.

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Amazing book

I listened to the book multiple times since her voice is relaxing and I heard different parts each time I listened. just looking for information on this subject this is an amazing book. enjoy!

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Very well present

An ideal book for both beginners and experienced people. Because here it is well described the importance of each step, as well as what will be if treated lightly.

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Must listen to it

I must listen to it over and over. learned a lot about the things needed to succeed in Best Practices to Become a Good. I wish I had found this book sooner.

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Great

Great content to get you started. Definitely one of those books you would highlight in and go back to often. I'll certainly purchase the paperback version too.

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Thanks to the author

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highly suggested

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accurate

this book has been very helpful and extremely accurate! I'll definitely be referencing back to it!! thank you

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  • Miriam
  • 25-03-19

another copy

This is just another copy of a copy of a copy. It sounds just like all the other books on assertivess. Dont waste your time.

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  • Dennis Rownan
  • 20-05-19

Another rehash

It sounds just like many of the other assertiveness books I've just listened to, no new ideas or insights, just advice literally copied from other people's work. Don't bother wasting you time or money.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-04-19

wonderful

This is a wonderful book. I would recommend it to anyone with a firm grasp of the basics, or as a tune-up for advanced users.

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  • Dhanush
  • 06-04-19

Good to listen to it

The author has presented such a useful book for me, Personally, i was looking for this book for so long. Thanks to my friend who give this book. Really felt good to listen to it.

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  • Dhoni
  • 06-04-19

Awesome

Awesome book. One of my favs for helping me understand the concept better. Excellent author, too!

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  • Beema
  • 05-04-19

useful

This is a helpful book and interesting.I was really amaze cause this book is an ultimate beginners guide.The author is clear and explains the concepts very well.I highly recommend this book to all of you guys.

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  • Azar
  • 05-04-19

Helpful book

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  • Saif
  • 05-04-19

Excellent

With this guide, of course I haven't turned into an expert but I've gained a lot of knowledge which I'm practicing and using this book as a reference guide!

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  • reddy
  • 05-04-19

Great book

Great book. I could not put this book down. The author is a creative writer. Expecting new edition in the future. Thanks for publishing this book.

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  • Franklin
  • 05-04-19

well presented

Detailed book for the user. Arrived extremely fast and work out perfectly for me. Thanks a lot!!!