assertiveness

How good are you at giving and receiving compliments?

If someone compliments you on the way you handled a meeting, do you say “Thank you” or is your response more likely to be, “Oh it was nothing really” or “They were very easy on me” or perhaps “I don’t think I was. I could have been better at dealing with X or Y” If […]

How good are you at giving and receiving compliments? Read More »

Where should you speak from in a meeting?

One of the major complaints I hear about Zoom meetings is that they can be quite confrontational. A bit like constantly attending a panel interview where you are eyeballing, and being eyeballed, by everyone in the room (including yourself)! However, the benefits of Zoom include things such as being able to see everyone at the

Where should you speak from in a meeting? Read More »

Do others call you aggressive, unassertive or assertive?

And what do they mean? What behaviours do they see to make them say that and what’s the difference? I’d describe being assertive as the ability to state your case or point of view in a way that means you are heard while still being in a position to hear what the other person has

Do others call you aggressive, unassertive or assertive? Read More »

How do I start a conversation when networking.

In this video I give you some tips for networking that have helped me walk up to complete strangers and start a conversation. Don’t enjoy networking? Have a look at our Networking Made Simple programme  Your shortcut to: Create a networking strategy for you and your business Walk into a room without showing your nerves

How do I start a conversation when networking. Read More »