How Exactly Do I Stand Up For Myself?

Adrian S. Potter
3 min readMar 2, 2022

Push for what you want. Hard.

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Whether in the workplace or social scenarios, people need to speak up on their own behalf. We all need our voice, ideas, and feelings understood by those around us. Here are some simple ideas to keep in mind when being assertive and advocating for your interests:

Don’t apologize (unless it’s warranted).

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·