Communication Master Key: Assertiveness

Assertiveness is not just a skill to develop if you find it hard to say no. It can help you get what you need if your direct approach is rubbing people the wrong way. An aggressive approach can cause people to not want to hear what you have to say. Assertiveness is a middle ground…

Holiday Planning

Take a breather, yeah? Thanksgiving weekend is over and we’re back to our somewhat regular schedule again. It’s not time for more holiday chaos yet, but we’re surrounded by decorations. This might be the best time of the season. No, I take that back. When college gets out for the semester and the town gets…