Assertiveness Training

Mano, D. Keith
May 1976
National Review;5/14/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p510
The article presents situations where the tactic of being assertive works and fails. It also provides tips on how to improve one's confidence. It relates some insights from the book "When I Say No, I Feel Guilty," by Manuel J. Smith. It also asserts that guilt, in reasonable measure, is a sign of being sensitive.


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