“I encourage people to remember that “no” is a complete sentence.” – Gavin de Becker

Self-confidence and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don’t feel worthy, and/or you don’t know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

Lead Xcelerator Self-Confidence and Assertiveness will give you a deeper understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean (in general and to you personally) and how to develop these skills. It will encompass many aspects of your lives with a positive impact.


  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the four styles of communication.
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts.
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing.
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior.
  • Utilize methodologies for understanding your worth — and the use of positive self-talk.
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression.
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as “I-Messages”.
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations.


Module One: Introduction
Module Two: What Does Self-Confidence Mean to You?
Module Three: Obstacles to Our Goals
Module Four: Communication Skills
Module Five: The Importance of Goal Setting
Module Six: Feeling the Part
Module Seven: The importance of Goal Setting
Module Eight: Sounding the Part
Module Nine: Powerful Presentations
Module Ten: Coping Techniques
Module Eleven: Dealing with Difficult Behaviour
Module Twelve: Action Planning

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