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Communication Skills for Managers1Communication Skills for Managers1. Short answers:i.Assertiveness:In social and communication skills training, assertiveness is frequently mentioned. Beingassertive is being able to speak up for your own or others' rights in a calm and positive manner,without being aggressive or accepting 'wrong' passively.Individuals that are assertive can make their points without disturbing others or becomingupset themselves. Although everyone acts passively and aggressively at times, suchresponses are frequently the result of a lack of self-confidence and are thus improper ways ofdealing with people.Assertiveness is a crucial personal and interpersonal ability that involves being able toadequately communicate sentiments, wishes, needs, and desires. Assertiveness may helpyou communicate yourself in a clear, open, and reasonable manner in all of your encounterswith other people, whether at home or at work, with employers, customers, or co-workers,without jeopardising your own or others' rights.Individuals with assertiveness can act in their own best interests, stand up for themselveswithout feeling anxious, express honest feelings without rejecting the rights of others, andexpress personal rights without denying the rights of others. The following are examples ofassertive behaviour:Openly expressing one's wishes, thoughts, and feelings, as well as encouraging othersto do so. See our page on Managing Emotions for more information.Listening to what others have to say and responding appropriately, whether you agreewith them. See our page on Active Listening for more information.Accepting responsibility and delegating tasks to others. For additional information, seeour Delegation Skills page.Expressing gratitude for what others have done or are doing on a regular basis. Seeour Gratitude and Being Grateful page for more information.Being able to admit and apologise for faults.Self-control is a skill that may be learned. For additional information, see our Self-Control page.
Communication Skills for Managers2Behaving in a manner that is comparable to that of others. To learn more, see our pageon Justice and Fairness.Aggression vs. AssertivenessTrue aggressive behaviour is not always easy to notice. This is since there is a thin boundarybetween assertiveness and aggression, and individuals frequently conflate the two. As a re-sult, it's helpful to characterise the two behaviours so that we can distinguish them:Balance is the foundation ofassertiveness. It necessitates being honest about your wantsand needs but also considering the rights, needs, and desires of others. When you're asser-tive, you're confident in yourself and can use that confidence to make your point clearly, fairly,and with empathy.

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