Book Review – Assertiveness: How to be strong in every situation

Assertiveness - How To Be Strong In Every SituationConrad and Suzanne Potts in writing this book are attempting to make us all more assertive (if you are not already an assertive person). Assertive: How to be strong in every situation, is a book that will help us understand what assertive behaviour is, how we are behaving if we are not assertive and ways we can develop more assertive behaviour. With 224 pages of reading content and 11 chapters, the book is divided into two parts. Part one concentrates on helping us understand what assertive behaviour is, how people develop non-assertive behaviour and an introduction to assertive communication.

Part two is more practical as it describes how to be assertive in some very specific situations. Following is a top-level review of each chapter in the book.


Chapter 1 – What is assertion? Continue reading