Communication is Key!

Is the assertive tone of voice really what you're going for?

What is Interpersonal Communication?

Interpersonal Communication is how you speak to others around you. It is very important to treat others properly when you are having a conversation. If you don't you could be stuck with a label that could possibly hurt you in the future.

Disadvantages of Assertivness

  • May seem insincere, sarcastic, and not really caring, which can make tensions worse.
  • It can reflect over-confidence and can seem condescending
  • People may not take you seriously in your quest to reach an end goal

Advantages of being Assertive

  • It is sincere and you are genuinely concerned and your tone can convey that
  • It gives you a chance to open you mind to other, and possibly better, options to reach a solution
  • It reflects confidence
  • It shows you want to reach a conclusion where all parties benefit

Overall Being Assertive is the best way of communicating in most, if not all, situations