This quiz will help you get a feel for what is assertion, and how to communicate assertively.
Also make sure to check the explanations (as usual), since you will get Power Moves wisdom on top of Bolton’s already solid advice.
These quizzes are taken and adapted from various books, including Robert Bolton’s “People Skills” and Randy Paterson’s “The Assertiveness Workbook”.
And thanks to John for suggesting this quiz!
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You’re at the movies, and people behind you keep talking.
They’re not too loud, but enough to distract you from the plot, and certainly annoying enough that you are not fully enjoying the movie.
Unluckily, you cannot switch places.
A school principal makes frequent announcements over the loudspeaker system and interrupts Professor’s Jones classroom unnecessarily.
Mr. Jones goes to see the principal.
Which approach is the assertive one?
Carlos is physically and emotionally drained when he returns home from work.
But there is no respite at home.
As soon as he gets back, his wife starts telling him about all the trouble she’s had during the day.
But Carlos needs a break when he’s home. At least for a few minutes. He needs some time to recover and center himself first.
What are the assertive responses?
3 of them are correct
Imagine you were waiting for your partner to have dinner, but they arrive late.
Which of the following 3 statements is passive-aggressive?
Imagine you want to take a day off on a short notice.
Which is the assertive option with which to approach your boss?