How not to be a pushover

This post on assertiveness was originally posted on March 2015.

I set this development goal on something originally set called ‘Stop looking after my friends so much’.

The last few months has been a key few months.  I have started my new job, but realise (and have been told) that I lack the confidence to express my opinions.

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Sure there is a limit – there are people who just like to be disagreeable, but I realise that if I do not start standing up for myself, this will impact my life and by default many of my goals and aspirations.

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The Thankless Life of a Football Supporter

Although I am impressed with Leicester City winning the Premiership – purely because I love an underdog, the unexpected victory sums up why I could never be a die hard football fan or for that matter a a major fan of any sports team.

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The English Premier League has more or less been dominated by the same teams since its start, the only way a club seems to be able to challenge is when some billionaire decides that they too want to play at being a football club owner.  And that is nothing but bad news for football fans. Continue reading

How not to be a pushover

In January I set myself the goal to ‘Be more assertive’.

This was a development on a goal I had originally set called ‘Stop looking after my friends so much’.

The last few months has been a key few months – for developing the importance of this goal.  I have started my new job, but realise (and have been told) that I lack the confidence to express my opinions).

assertive

Sure there is a limit – there are people who just like to be disagreeable, but I realise that if I do not start standing up for myself, this will effect my life and by default many of my goals and aspirations.

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Manifesto of Perfection Goal Setting Month

GOALSETTING

It is now March.

  • Perhaps the New Year resolution has fallen by the wayside.
  • Maybe your a habitual goal setter, but your objectives are a bit stale and the enthusiasm is no longer there.

  • Maybe you don’t have goals at all.

I have decided for March, purely because I have got so much out of the process, I will dedicate the month to championing the benefit of goal setting.

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