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The Smart Girl's Guide to Getting What You Want: How to be assertive with wit, style and grace

Authors: Hartley, Mary
Publisher: Watkins Media
BISAC/Subject: SEL027000, BUS109000, EDU031000
ISBN: 9781780287744, Related ISBNs: 178028554X, 1780287747, 9781780285542, 9781780287744
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade

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.

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