How to disagree assertively

A lot of women I work with find it really difficult to disagree with someone’s point of view, opinion or decision and it inevitably goes one of two ways – they either chicken out and say nothing at all, reporting to passive behaviour and just letting it wash...

How to assertively nail an interview

This weeks top tips are all about how to be assertive in an interview. A lot of women I work with are working hard to accelerate their career and land the next big promotion but are concerned about how they come across, are they credible? Or they lack in confidence...

How to be “Resiliently Assertive”

I’m just preparing to do a talk at a large tech company’s women’s network on Thursday on Assertiveness. I do talks like this all the time but as I prepped this one, something really triggered in my mind off the back of one of the definitions of Assertiveness that I...

How to assertively get a good price on stuff

Today I’ve been into Manchester viewing venues in preparation for our big expo event in March next year to celebrate International Women’s Day – oh, have I not told you? It’s called Womanifest – a lifestyle & empowerment LIVE weekend event to celebrate all things...

HOW TO EXPRESS YOUR EMOTIONS ASSERTIVELY

I’m right in the middle of writing a module on this topic for the @ladieslifelounge (link in bio).  There are a few ladies that I have worked with over the past few months who are being labelled with being too emotional at work.  It seems like expressing emotion has...