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Powers To Be Reckoned With: The Channeled Aggressors

We all know people who seem to want everyone to know they are a power to be reckoned with — folks with little regard for anyone they perceive to be less tenacious and goal-driven as they are, There’s something about such people that goes beyond healthy assertiveness. And living or working with them can be a truly stressful experience.

Aggressive and Assertive Behavior

Assertive behavior is a key element of healthy, independent, adult functioning. But because asserting oneself is a form of “fighting” for one’s legitimate needs, it’s easy to get confused about the difference between aggressive and assertive behavior.