Assertive traits include being confident, straightforward, and honest.
Assertive people express their ideas, feelings and desires without second guessing or apology.
Being assertive is a difficult skill to master, yet with practice can transform your communication and increase your self-esteem.
Assertive people are responsible for their moods and words and respectful of the thoughts and opinions of others. Often assertive people set limits and keep others from taking advantage of them without becoming aggressive.
Individuals who are assertive and direct are problem focused, give and receive respect and don’t need everyone to like them.
Assertive people are self-assured and able to receive compliments without belittling or discounting them.
Moving Forward Confidently Assertive people are more confident and secure.
Being assertive will help you be honest in your emotional expression and straight-forward and direct in your communication.