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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Effective communication is a critical skill that influences your professional success, the stability of your family life, and your personal happiness. Your ability to communicate effectively is seriously hampered if you can’t assert yourself constructively.
If you’ve ever felt paralyzed by an imposing individual or strongly argued opposing point of view, you know that a la Effective communication is a critical skill that influences your professional success, the stability of your family life, and your personal happiness. If you’ve ever felt paralyzed by an imposing individual or wokrbook argued opposing point of view, you know that a lack of assertiveness can leave you feeling marginalized and powerless.
Paterso Assertiveness Workbook contains effective, cognitive behavioral techniques to help you become more assertive. Learn how to set and maintain personal boundaries without becoming inaccessible. Become more genuine and open in relationships without fearing attack.
Defend yourself when you are criticized or asked to submit to unreasonable requests. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy CBT asaertiveness and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties.
Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives. Paperbackpages. Published November 1st by New Harbinger Publications first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Assertiveness Workbookplease sign up. I live in Algeria Africa and can’t afford to buy this book online and can’t find it anywhere where i live anyway.
Can someone please send it to me you’re done with it? I will appreciate it dearly. Hi folks, If you have questions or thoughts about The Assertiveness Workbook, please let me know.
I check Goodreads and assertivenes questions as soon as possible. I just noticed, though, that I missed answering a question for my other book, How to be Miserable, for quite some time. I’m hard at work on a new book and some online courses, but will try to be more regular catching up here. See 2 questions about The Assertiveness Workbook….
Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. May 08, AJ Fillari rated it it was amazing. Everybody should read this book. Or go to therapy. You’re your own person make your own choices, I can’t tell you what to do.
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This book helped me understand a lot about myself and how I perceive the world and people around me. It patersoj me realize that I’m my own person and I’m entitled have emotions and let people know how I feel.
I seriously can’t recommend this book enough for people who feel overwhelmed with life, or people who just want to be better communicators. This book Everybody should read this book.
This book doesn’t just help you be more assertive, it helps you recognize other types of behavior that you and the people around you exhibit passiveness, aggressiveness, passive-aggressiveness. The way the chapters are written is so incredibly conversational and easy to read and understand.
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It feels like you’re talking to someone who wants to ranvy you, not just teach you stuff. I seriously can’t recommend this book enough.
Jun 28, Melinda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read this if you feel secretly mad a lot and want to not feel that way anymore.
Giving compliments is assertive as hell so shout out to Mr. Randy Paterson for writing this and for including a chapter on gender roles. Jul 17, Loriann Oberlin rated it it was amazing. As co-author of Overcoming Passive Aggression: It’s when we’re not assertive and tend to please other people to an extreme that we collect difficult yes, even passive-aggressive people in our lives. This book helps unravel the difference between being respectful and assertive and also what it’s like when people are passive or aggressive.
The author dis As co-author of Overcoming Passive Aggression: The author discusses how our belief systems relate to these preferences. Charts dealing with situations, our appraisal, our response and our beliefs outline the theory visually. Our interpretation of any given situation influences us in an emotional and behavioral way hence our reaction and reactivity. Paterson uses anecdotes interlaced with those charts and text, and offers a useful section on how to give corrective feedback as well.
Aug 10, A. Neilly rated it it was amazing Shelves: Assertiveness is a style of communication. The author makes clear that it is not about who you are, but about your behaviour.
So if you change your communicative skills, you can change the way you relate to other people. It is a clear manual, plenty of examples and exercises. It has made me realize how many of my interactions are not guided by assertiveness, and discover what points I need to develop in order to apply assertiveness to my daily life. Planned as a self-study course, it takes the r Assertiveness is a style of communication.
The Assertiveness Workbook
Planned as a self-study course, it takes the reader through the different styles of communication, the barriers to assertiveness and the non-verbal and verbal skills of an assertive communication. It has made me realize how important Assertiveness is to improve not only our relationships but also our own self-esteem and confidence. Jan 02, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Being aware of the lack of communication skills of most people, I think everyone could benefit from reading this.
Unfortunately, it’s a workbook and there are assignments, and the majority of assertivenss who buy this book won’t do them. I am too aggressive much of the time. With work, I have become less aggressive, but I’m still too aggressive due to patersn stress response being triggered too easily on some days. With practice, you can and will change your brain and body response. The content in this wor Being aware of the lack of communication skills of most people, I think everyone could benefit from reading this.
The content in this workbook seems almost too simple, and I think it will benefit the too passive and too passive-aggressive communicator more, but I still recommend to all.
We all use all types of communication, but one will be more prominent than others for you. May 07, Christian rated it really liked it Shelves: This one I’d recommend to any individual focused on personal growth.
It’s a worthy workbook to invest your time on because it focuses on patrson individual’s ability and desire to carry out some proper self-development challenges. Talk of the power of being assertive in nearly all the situations and aspects of life and what they present. The world will be a different place to live in all the same. Somehow we’re still here and as we all know it, it continues to spin and revolve around the sun as is.
Jul 04, James Lavallee rated it it was amazing.
I read this book to better understand the concept of assertiveness and see where I fit on the communication scale. I did not do the work but feel I have a better understanding of the different types of communication.
I was able to make small changes in how I communicate and understand others. I Hope to reread and do the work some day. Apr 21, Livia rated it it was amazing. I highly recommend it to anyone wishing to improve their impact at work as well as at home. Very good chapters on how to respond to feedback, say no and making requests without controlling others.
Feb 28, Samantha rated it it was amazing. Jun 07, Corina rated it really liked it. I enjoyed reading this book and became more aware of my communication style and how I can improve. The exercises were very helpful and most likely I will return to this book or to specific chapters in the near future.
As the author mentioned from the very beginning, this is not to be read as a novel but with pen and paper the title also suggests it is a workbook. Sep 15, Susan rated it assertkveness liked it Shelves: This is a small book that is packed with a huge amount of useful information.
Going beyond just ‘what to say in this situation’, Paterson addresses the hurdles people have in being assertive, ways to prepare for different situations and, yes, tips on what to say’. Overall, this book is a solid resource for anyone who would like to improve their assertiveness skills. Jun 13, Rusty Shumaker rated wrkbook it was amazing.