You might not even think that you’re not a confident person when it comes to your job. However, it’s important to have a little assertiveness where you work. Related: 3 Ways Young Professionals Can Gain Confidence At Work For instance, some of us have been in awkward situations with our bosses and/or co-workers. Someone might’ve taken full credit for your work, a co-worker has not been using appropriate language in the workplace, or your boss ignores all of your efforts to make the company more successful. Whatever the case may be, situations like these could use some good old fashioned assertiveness. An article by the Houston Chronicle states, that “assertiveness is [a] behavior that communicates leadership,” and leadership is a great quality that can get any professional the level of recognition and professional success they’ve always wanted. But how does one become more confident in the workplace?
August 29, 2014