Tip #140: A Tribute to Dr. Alma Baron

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When I first started training adults in assertiveness in the mid 1970’s, I taught in the evening for the University of Wisconsin Extension in Madison, Wisconsin. After I had taught two sessions, I got a call from a Dr. Alma Baron, who was interested in having me conduct a one hour after dinner program on assertiveness for her class at the Management Institute. Dr. Baron had recently introduced women’s programs, beginning with a series of seminars on administrative and secretarial skills, and she thought I might possibly be a good addition to her program.

That one- hour after- dinner program soon became a two- hour afternoon program, then a four-hour program, and eventually an all- day program, as Dr. Baron … Read the rest