Assertiveness is more than a style of communication - it's a key to a happier, healthier way of living and more success in your work. By mastering the skill of assertive communication, you can: 1) Build trust, honesty and respect in your personal and work relationships. 2) Make a positive difference in your life and the lives of others. 3) Overcome obstacles to progress on projects. 4) Experience the life-changing power of assertiveness. 5) Find new pride and self-esteem. 6) Contribute to a friendlier and more cooperative workplace. 7) Create win-win solutions to tough problems. 8) Build a work environment where creativity flourishes. 9) Banish the fear of confrontation and frustrating misunderstandings. 10) Promote better professional and personal relationships. Give yourself a happier, healthier, more positive outlook on life.