Teaching Assertion: Becoming Assertive

It’s easy to make goals. Actually achieving these goals is the hard part. To help your students achieve their goal of becoming more assertive, teach them the following five tips: Improving self-esteem Persistence Standing up for yourself Setting positive expectations Practicing self-talk Let’s take a closer look at what it [...]

By |2019-02-11T10:51:34+00:00February 4th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Teaching Assertion: Communication Styles

There are many ways to communicate with other people. It’s important to teach your students the three main ways that people use to communicate: aggression, deference and assertion. While assertive people can communicate or send messages openly and clearly, people with aggressive or deferring communication styles cannot. Aggression (anger) and [...]

By |2019-01-25T11:03:58+00:00January 14th, 2019|Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Performance Reviews: Making Continuous Improvements

Part of being a great employee is evaluating yourself and making continuous improvements. The key to improving yourself is to have a positive attitude. Instead of thinking, “I’m never good enough!”,  think, “I have achieved a lot, but how can I improve myself?” Your performance review will give you answers [...]