How to be more assertive at the workplace

Assertiveness is the quality of being confident and having the ability to speak up for yourself in a way that is honest, positive and respectful.

Being assertive at workplace can have a positive effect on your workplace achievement and personal happiness.

Here are ways you can be more strong and assertive at workplace:

Know your strengths and weaknesses and analyse them objectively.

Once you understand your value, have faith in yourself as a person and confidence in your own abilities.

Be clear and honest in your communication. Take responsibility and treat yourself and others with respect.

During workplace meetings and group discussions, show that you are interested about your work.

Listen carefully and don’t be afraid to ask questions when you don’t understand something.

Make sure to keep a good posture and eye contact whenever you are communicating with your co-workers and boss.

Standing up for yourself and putting across your real views at the workplace will make others respect you more.

It will also help you overcome challenging situations and help you become a winner.

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