- Main Style of Communication. The person considers their rights, desires, and needs and the rights, desires, and needs of others to be equally important.
MAIN BELIEFS AND THOUGHTS
- They consider themselves equal to other people, just as worthy and understand their strengths when it comes to their skills.
- Other people are just as important as they are.
- They feel in control of their own lives. They do not try to control the lives of others.
- Based on the context and their interests and skills, they comfortably switch between follower and leader roles.
- They openly express their opinions, desires, and needs.
- They offer feedback, both positive and constructive.
- They are not confrontational, but if necessary, they will manage most conflicts in a way that does not allow them to escalate into violence or personal attacks. In contexts with a violent potential, they understand that the assertive methods do not provide the proper management strategy.
- The tone of their voice is balanced, calm, and conveys confidence.
- They maintain visual contact, in a non-confrontational manner.
- Predominantly Assertive people primarily follow the achievement of their most significant goals.
- They also assist others in achieving their goals.
- They experience emotions linked to a satisfying level of physical and psychological well-being.
- Proper management of negative emotions. They allow themselves to feel negative emotions without allowing them to overwhelm their everyday functionality.
- Lower levels of stress, as well as lower levels for most negative emotions.
- High tolerance to uncertainty.
The Assertive Style of Communication is considered the most efficient and the one that generates the best results for both personal and professional contexts.