Goals Essay

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1A. what are your "I can't" communication behaviors? Make a list of 4–8 challenges relating to your interpersonal communication that you feel require attention because you "can't" seem to do these well. A. I can’t ask for the things back that I have lent it to friends. B. I can't say no to friends or family members if he or she asks for my help. C. I can't say "no" when my boss asks me to work overtime. D. I can’t take the stage in front of a big crowd. E. I can’t always pay attention to what speaker is saying and lose the focus sometimes. When you have completed your list, describe each "I can't" behavior in detail (1–2 paragraphs each), and provide examples to illustrate why you included each behavior in this list. A. I can’t ask for the things back that I have lent it to friends: Sometimes when I lend my personal belongings or money to my friends, I find myself in odd situations while asking it back. I believe it is just that I don’t feel right asking for it even though I know it’s mine. I feel that they will probably feel bad if I ask for it or may be its just me. B. I can't say no to friends or family members if he or she asks for my help: Since I come from a culture where people help each other a lot without seeing benefit for themselves in it. I can’t say no to people because I feel it’s good to help and to be nice and helpful to them. Sometimes I do think they take me for granted. Since I usually go to pick up lunch from restaurants at work from my friends, when asked others have started in my group have saying no knowing that I am not going to deny it and will go anyway. C. I can't say "no" when my boss asks me to work overtime: I seem to can’t say no to my boss when he asks me to work overtime because I feel obligated for all the support , help and advices he has given me over the period of time since I’ve started working. I do think

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