assertive

If you are upfront about what you want and bold in devising a plan that helps you get it, you could be described as assertive, meaning you act with authority and confidence.

English offers many ways to describe getting what you want — demanding, insistent, and pushy are a few of them. People who are assertive aren't as aggressive as those who are demanding and pushy, and they can negotiate a little better than those who are insistent. Use assertive to describe someone who is self-confident enough to make bold statements and forceful actions. The word can also be applied to nonhuman things, like policies and strategies.

Definitions of assertive
  1. adjective
    aggressively self-assured
    “an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue”
    “pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act”
    synonyms: self-asserting, self-assertive
    aggressive
    having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends
    cocky
    overly self-confident or self-assertive
    emphatic, forceful
    forceful and definite in expression or action
    imperative
    requiring attention or action
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    Antonyms:
    unassertive
    inclined to timidity or lack of self-confidence
    nonaggressive, unaggressive
    not aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
    nonassertive
    not aggressively self-assured, though not necessarily lacking in confidence
    reticent, retiring, self-effacing
    reluctant to draw attention to yourself
    timid
    showing fear and lack of confidence
    submissive
    inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination
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