One Idea Group Session from Express Yourself

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INTRODUCTION – GROUP SESSION

This resource will help you facilitate a short session to help a group learn from the One Idea Summary on Your Four Rights and Responsibilities.

SESSION OBJECTIVES

  • Be able to describe what the four rights and responsibilities are.
  • Discuss personal applications of the four rights and responsibilities.

PREPARATION

Send a copy of the One Idea Summary on Your Four Rights and Responsibilities to the participants one week before the session. They are to read it before coming to the session and bring it with them.

THE SESSION

Introduce the session

Introduce the session by sharing the learning objectives with them. Continue reading

Book Review – Express Yourself by David Bonham – Carter

Express yourselfExpress Yourself by David Bonham – Carter is a book that focuses on assertiveness. It is also described as a ‘practical guide to assertiveness’. There are four major parts in the book:

  • An introduction which describes what assertiveness is, it’s benefits, non-assertive behaviour and the problems associated with it, and a summary  on how to use the main content in the book to build your assertiveness.
  • Section 1 titled, ‘Assertiveness Basics’ with three chapters.
  • Section 2 titled, ‘Changing Non-Assertive Behaviour’ which has 3 chapters and conclusion focused on helping people create their own assertiveness plan.
  • The fourth part of the book contains some extra information in appendices and additional resources.

Following is a brief review of each part of the book.

INTRODUCTION

I don’t usually include introduction sections as part of my reviews but this introduction contains enough useful information to warrant a review. While the introduction is about introducing the reader to the book, it goes further than that by defining what assertiveness is and two of the descriptions it gives for assertiveness are: Continue reading

One Idea Group Session from Assertiveness: How To Be Strong in Every Situation by Conrad & Suzanne Potts

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INTRODUCTION – GROUP SESSION

This resource will help you facilitate a short group session to learn from the One Idea Summary on 3 Ways To Listen Assertively.

SESSION OBJECTIVES

  • Be able to list and describe the five three ways to listen assertively.
  • Demonstrate a minimum of three techniques to listen assertively.

PREPARATION

Send a copy of the One Idea Summary on 3 Ways To Listen Assertively to the participants one week before the session. They are to read it before the session and bring it with them.

THE SESSION

Introduce the session Continue reading