The topics of assertiveness and public speaking are the two most cited areas where people would like to improve their working lives. So, today's post will be about assertiveness, but from a slightly different perspective.
There are many studies on what is assertiveness and how to develop it. Building on this, I would like to present a deeper psychological basis for dialogue in various life roles, not only at work.
I found three fantastic articles that originally appeared in the bimonthly "The meaning". Their author is Agata Domańska, a sociologist and journalist.
Adult, Parent, and Child are the 3 states of our self that we use in contact with other people. It seems logical that you are "taking" an Adult with you to work. Unfortunately, you are much more often a Parent or a Child in the company.