Many books have been written about how women can become more assertive. Women grow up hearing from parents, teachers, coaches and mentors about the importance of being assertive. However, what no one ever explains is that assertiveness comes with a price and it is easily mismanaged and misunderstood. Within the pages of this short eBook are some hard-hitting, humorous, and even hopeful lessons about the sometimes daunting effect of being an assertive woman in this day and age.
Andrena Sawyer is the President of P.E.R.K. Consulting, a nonprofit and small business consulting company in the Washington DC area, and the Founder of the Minority Christian Women Entrepreneurs Network. Originally from Freetown, Sierra Leone, she and her family moved to the United States during Sierra Leone's decade-long civil war. In addition to being an avid writer, she regularly speaks at special events, conferences and workshops for women and youth around the country. Follow her on twitter or instagram @Andrena_Sawyer