Effective Feedback Conversation

Barriers To Effective Feedback Conversation

“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates It’s true that feedback helps us improve and become better at what we do. Unfortunately, this depends on the success of a feedback conversation. Not all feedback is taken positively and a number of factors influence how a feedback discussion will affect the person …

assertive communication tips

Keeping Assertiveness Simple

Are you assertive enough to become a confident and effective leader? One of the most valuable traits of an effective and respected leader is being able to communicate assertively and confidently. An assertive leader is not afraid to speak up, to disagree, say no and participate in difficult conversations. Assertiveness Communication Tips Although assertive communication is such a critical and …

Assertive Communication Skills for Women

Assertiveness Is Not A Dirty Word (for women)

Why is Assertive Communication in the workplace important for women? Honest, genuine and authentic communication has been reported as the number one communication trait required for effective leadership. However, a common pattern in people’s communication, particularly women, is a lack of awareness and capacity to be assertive. Assertive communication will help you reduce workplace conflict, help you to negotiate, speak …