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Tips For... Developing an Assertive Approach

Do you often try to keep others happy rather than putting yourself first, and then find you regret it? Do you find yourself saying ‘yes’ when you really wanted to say ‘no’?

Within the veterinary profession we see a lot of caring, supportive and peacemaker personalities who prioritise maintaining harmony and avoiding confrontation, even if it’s at their own expense. If you recognise these traits in yourself, you may be thinking that the only person who comes off badly in this is you. But, let me ask you a question – in these situations, are you really being honest and fair…


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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.l726


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