I highly recommend this book to my clients for improving self-esteem, learning how to say "No," and improving relationships.
Its an easy read, real straightforward and hands-on.
David Garver, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Charlotte, NC
All-new edition of the most widely recommended assertiveness training book helps readers develop more effective self-expression with detailed procedures, examples, exercises. The ninth edition has been completely revised to include new material on assertive expression in email and social networks, what to do when assertiveness doesn''t work, anger expression, persistence, treatments for social anxiety, giving and receiving criticism, facial expression research, social intelligence, personal boundaries, components of assertive behavior, recent brain research. Not a "me-first" book -- It''s all about equal-relationship assertiveness.