||For most people the ability to assert themselves within a social situation proves to be a major life skill.
||Assertiveness builds confidence and requires authoritative speech.
||People also need to own decisions made by a social group.
||Owning decisions may be assisted by communication and consultation.
||Nervous energy may result in painful stress problems and the ability to stay calm is important.
||Remaining calm may involve humbleness and the ability to pace oneself.