Posts by: Sumit Dwivedy

How To Be Assertive — Assertiveness Techniques - Being Assertive

Being Assertive


People quite frequently confuse assertiveness with aggressiveness. Being assertive doesn’t mean being pushy or annoying. Often people fail to maintain a balanced attitude and go too far in the process of being assertive and end up being aggressive or discourteous. Sharon Anthony Bower’s quote seems quite relevant in this context...

Positive Thinking Exercises — Positive Thinking Activities

Positive Thinking Exercises


An old saying goes, “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it” (Paulo Coelho). It signifies that a persistent and a positive thought of attaining something certainly makes it easier to achieve it. Most of us know the upshots of positive thinking, yet we...

Articulation Exercises — Diction Exercises

Articulation Exercises


  Even if your speech contents are thoughtful and profound, you need to know how to deliver them effectively. Your expressions need audience! The great leaders who have ruled and enlightened the world have all been great orators. Great orators are lucid and flamboyant in their enunciation. It is not...

Characteristics Of A Leader — Qualities Of A Leader

Characteristics Of A Leader


A leader is a person who inspires and influences the hoi polloi, driving them in unison towards one common goal. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”  A leader shoulders the onus of bringing out the best in...