Chapter 27./idiot_asser_335_la_0.jpg Assert Yourself, Now and Forever

In This Chapter
  • Assert for the good of all
  • Sometimes you’ll be wrong
  • Alternative forms of assertiveness
  • The future belongs to the audacious

Once you put into practice the skills you’ve learned in this book, the payoff will come over and over again. You may one day find, however, that merely being assertive for yourself or your immediate family is not in itself fulfilling.

Soon enough, you’ll realize that the true gift of assertiveness is being able to speak on behalf of a cause—for the downtrodden, the weary, the meek, or those who cannot speak for themselves. This wrap-up chapter will catapult you onto the ...

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