Getting what you want and how to say “No” – Assertiveness skills

In many of the courses I run for the Professional Marketing Forum http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx, the topic of assertiveness arises. Sometimes this relates to people needing the confidence to speak up and share ideas or to challenge requests. Often it relates to finding ways to decline or modify inappropriate requests – how Read More

By |2017-03-15T10:10:31+00:00March 15, 2017|

Assertiveness, confidence and effectiveness for young marketers

Last week I ran one of these popular training sessions for the PM Forum (http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/index.aspx). At the outset, I asked the delegates what it was that they wanted to change or achieve. It’s no surprise, but sad nonetheless, that the things that they wanted to change sounded depressingly familiar: To feel as Read More

By |2017-01-03T19:05:19+00:00July 14, 2011|
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