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Developing Assertive Leadership

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to embody the behaviors of an assertive leader and put your newfound assertiveness into action.


  • Assertive leadership: Increasing your visibility as a leader
1. Defining Assertive Leadership
  • Assertive leadership myths
  • Benefits of assertive leadership
  • The importance of self-awareness in assertive leadership
2. Assertive Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
  • Demonstrating empathy for others
  • Leadership and self-regulation
  • Being socially aware
  • Lifelong learning
3. Communicating with Diplomacy and Tactfulness
  • Communicating your strategy
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Importance of engaging others
4. Intention Matters: Leading with Purpose
  • Importance of having a clear message
  • Saying no is saying yes
  • The power of meeting people where they are
5. Maintaining Influence
  • Responsible leadership
  • Managing stress behaviors
  • Consistency in leadership
6. Assertive Leadership in Action
  • Conscious leadership
  • Communicating passionately on purpose
  • Honesty is the best policy
7. Leading with Integrity
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Principles for authentic leadership
  • Respect matters
  • Next steps

Taught by

Audrey Daniels and Madecraft


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