Do you allow yourself to be easily fobbed off? Do you tend to hide when things get tense? If you want to learn how to build on self-confidence or to be more forthright about your wants and needs, then this learning journey is just what you need!

Being assertive is not learned overnight, it takes time. But this compact course will help you on your way and give you a nudge in the right direction.

You'll learn more about your own behavior and about assertive behavior better. Time to get started!

First step towards being assertive

Making a better impression.

Did you know that worrying about what others think of you starts during childhood? It's a shame, don't you think? Because this makes you lose touch with yourself. In this learning journey, you'll learn not only about assertive behavior, but also about who you really are. There are many benefits to asserting yourself. You'll stop ending up in impossible situations, gain confidence, and let others know exactly who you are and where you stand. Of course, becoming more assertive does not happen overnight. The self-confidence training you receive in this short assertiveness course will point you in the right direction. What are you waiting for?

We want to help you with this challenge. It's possible that not all the examples or exercises apply to your situation. The intention is certainly not to embarrass others, but to communicate your boundaries respectfully. So take from it what you can, and what you feel comfortable with. But don't forget, if you want to learn to set your boundaries, you'll need the courage to step outside your comfort zone.

  • Take the first step towards being assertive
  • Stop caring about what others think of you
  • Learn to say "no" if you don't want something
  • Certificate upon completion

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Basic principles of assertiveness training

How often do you say, "Yeah, sure. I just go ahead and do that," even though you're not fine with it at all. Or you don't even have the time for it? This online assertiveness training is designed for those people who want to be more in touch with their "assertive self" and want to learn when and how to begin asserting themselves. Possible learning goals in this assertiveness training course are:

• I want to be able to say "no" if it's something I don't want.
• I want to know when to react assertively to other people and when not to.
• I want to make a better impression at work
• I want to have control of the TV remote too sometimes
• I want to recognize the moments when I don't stand up for myself enough.

  • 3 to 4 weeks' completion time
  • 60 minutes of self study
  • 7 chapters

Sound exciting?

You now have an impression of the learning journey. Would you like to continue learning? Do you want to give yourself a boost? Then let's get started.

Meet the master

Our online courses are written by our "masters." Each one of them is an expert in their field, and they all have many years of experience. Among them you'll find trainers, psychologists, coaches, authors, etc.

Cor Visser is the master of our assertiveness courses. He enjoys helping people take care of themselves, but not at other people's expense.

What is New Heroes?

We are New Heroes. We support lifelong learning. You can make unlimited use of our online courses, for a low, fixed monthly fee.

We understand you want to get from A to B. We're not here to hold your hand, but to encourage you. Not as a coach, but as a supporter. Not with "boring" training courses, but with exciting learning journeys. You're responsible for making sure you can get started with your new skills today.

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