Chapter 11./idiot_asser_141_la_8.jpg Separating Myth From Reality

In This Chapter
  • Is there a link between wealth and assertiveness?
  • Are men more (or less) sensitive than women?
  • The power of training, modeling, and role playing

If you’re the eldest child in your family, supposedly you are inclined to be more assertive. True sometimes, but not across the board. I’ve even heard it said that if you are from an affluent family you tend to be more assertive than someone from less well-to-do origins.

Let’s take a brief tour to see if these notions hold water.

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