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Assertiveness Training for Women in Business

Seminar #2528 Onsite

Your female staff will speak out with confidence—while getting the respect they deserve

Assertiveness is one form of communication that, when used effectively, can make almost every aspect of your teams job and life better—but knowing which tools and techniques to use, and how and when to use them, is critical. The unique challenges women face in business make the effective use of assertiveness skills essential for survival and advancement. With these skills, your staff can increase the likelihood that they will send the right signals and get the right responses. They can help them command respect while being respectful, and handle almost any situation they’re likely to encounter without seeming overbearing.

Participants assess their leadership style and then apply the new skills and tools they learn directly to one of their own challenges, receive feedback, and refine their skills through videotaped practice. Your staff will leave with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness their position demands.



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  • Recognize the characteristics of the four assertiveness styles 
  • Assess individual assertiveness styles and their effectiveness 
  • Demonstrate assertiveness techniques using supportive communication behaviors 
  • Develop an action plan to overcome personal obstacles to assertiveness 
  • Learn how to capitalize on the strengths of their leadership style—and minimize weaknesses 
  • Flex their leadership style preference to interact most effectively and assertively with others 
  • Incorporate assertiveness techniques into everyday practices

Topics Covered:

Foundations of Assertiveness
  • Distinguishing between passive, assertive, and aggressive behaviors 
  • Discussing how socialization affects behavior in the business environment 
  • Identifying personal work situations and obstacles that challenge assertive behavior

Assessing Your Assertiveness

  • Identifying assertiveness style preferences
  • Assessing and identifying strengths and weaknesses of each assertiveness style 
  • Knowing how value systems impact assertiveness 
  •  Identifying ways to reduce role conflict

Getting Comfortable in Your Own Skin

  • Exploring the assertive components of becoming comfortable in your own S.K.I.N. (Support self-esteem; Know self; Initiate dialogue; Negate negative self-talk)

Assertive Communications Skills

  • Understanding the three components of communication and factors that influence their impact 
  • Differentiating the verbal and nonverbal communication styles of men and women 
  • Applying active and reflective listening skills to build assertive skills 
  • Listening and responding assertively to feedback and criticism

Assertiveness Techniques and Practices

  • Demonstrating a five-step model to express assertive language
  • Exploring four special assertive techniques: broken record, fogging, negative assertion, and negative inquiry
  • Saying “no” and surviving
  • Responding to common put-down statements 
  • Videotaping practice sessions

Assertive Case Study Workshop

  • Reviewing the uses of strategic tools, models and techniques 
  • Applying assertiveness techniques to analyze and plan around your own must-solve situations 
  • Receiving feedback on your plan for addressing your must-solve situations

Assertiveness and Leading

  • Assessing leadership styles
  • Understanding five dimensions of centered leadership 
  • Identifying new ways to use assertive leadership in your personal and professional life

Leading a Balanced Life

  • Techniques for dealing with anger 
  • Preventing and coping with stress 
  • Applying a four-step model to improve personal level of work and life balance 
  • Discussing the nature and value of women support networks and resources 
  • Planning for continuing assertiveness growth

Who Should Attend

Female business professionals who want to build on their assertiveness strengths, alleviate weaknesses, and improve their communication skills as they relate to being assertive in business.

Special Feature

For female business professionals comfortable with their assertiveness skills who are looking to develop the best possible leadership style to fit the positions they want, see Leadership Development for Women (seminar #2010).

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