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  • r  in an assertive manner
    `I will take care of my own life,' she said assertively

  • The authors cite a 1991 study in which participants were asked to recall either six or 12 examples of instances when they behaved assertively.
  • As Obama's lead has held (and even grown in some polls), pundits and political strategists in both parties have begun to assertively predict an easy Obama win, possibly producing a .
  • This is an extraordinarily important responsibility of the presidency, and it is one that I will carry out assertively irrespective of any political concern.
News & Articles

  • Smartphone use may make you wussy, says Harvard study
    Do you hunch when you work on your smartphone? (Credit: Apple) Your reputation as a tough, hard-nosed business go-getter may take a hit if you spend a lot of time using your little smartphone. A study conducted by researchers at Harvard Business School suggests that using devices with small screens can cause people to behave less assertively than those using larger screens. "Grounded in research ...
    June 24, 2013 - CNET

  • Yukio Hatoyama in Washington Post
    Our diplomacy should not be subservient to the US,party Secretary-General Yukio Hatoyama said Friday. "We should express Japan's position more assertively through our diplomatic and defense policies."
  • Pau Gasol in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    It was a game we should have started differently, more aggressively and more assertively,Gasol said. "They did that, and that's why they took control of the game."
  • Yuriko Koike in Bloomberg
    Yuriko Koike called on Fukuda to "lead more assertively," and former foreign minister Taro Aso said in a June 2 speech that the country had lost its "competitive edge."

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