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Be Assertive with Your Boss is a program that will help anyone develop assertive skills to handle a situation when your boss asks you for more, and you are already overloaded and feel you can't say no. Psychology expert Peter Quarry recommends that you can say no without damaging your relationship.

Be Assertive with Your Boss explores the problem of not being honest with your manager about being overloaded. It will help learners develop skills to speak up and discuss concerns with your boss. Peter Quarry offers useful tips for how to say no to your boss without guilt, how to manage your boundaries and how to offer alternatives or negotiate.

Learning objectives

  • Accept your right to say no without feeling guilty
  • Ask your boss to help prioritize tasks
  • Recognize when you’ve taken on too much
  • Be prepared to offer alternatives

Interactive eLearning course
This video program is also available as a short stimulating eLearning course with interactive learning modules, recap activities, inline video and quiz assessments, designed to engage learners and build skills.

This is available as part of

2 Minutes To Success Series
A series of two minute microlearning videos from psychology experts with practical advice and techniques to help you tackle workplace problems and be more productive, less stressed, improve your image and regain control of your life. There are programs to deal with challenging people and situations,... read more
Assertiveness / Confidence
Communication Skills
Time / Planning
Release Date
Nov 1, 2020
Video Running Time (minutes)
Course Length (minutes)
Seven Dimensions
Featured Talent
Peter Quarry
Course ID



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