How to be Assertive?

Many people have a bad opinion of assertiveness, viewing it as being pushy, boisterous or obnoxious. The truth is, true assertiveness involves none of these qualities. If you’ve wondered how to be assertive, you’re not alone. The key is to not compromise your own well being at the expense of others. You feel comfortable stating your opinion to others in a tactful manner, even when it might not be popular. This can be useful when someone asks you to babysit their children (yet again), and seems to take for granted that you will do it for them. Remember, you always have the right to say no to anyone and anytime. You also have the right to skip offering an excuse for why you can’t help them. Look here for more information: