Are you Assertive, Aggressive or Passive?

Assertive Communication

Assertiveness is the ability to express yourself and your rights without violating the rights of others. It is appropriately direct, open, and honest communication, which is self-enhancing and expressive. Acting assertively will allow you to feel confident and gain the respect of your peers and friends. It can help in better relationships and make you feel better about yourself. This, in turn, will improve your decision-making ability and possibly your chances of getting what you want from life. Assertiveness is one of the critical skills required for leadership development. It is good to understand whether your style of communication is assertive aggressive or passive.



Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism. (more…)