Verbal Judo, Second Edition 9780062107701 | 9780062331434 Riverland Community College

Verbal Judo, Second Edition

The Gentle Art of Persuasion

George J. Thompson, PhD
eISBN-13: 9780062331434

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Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand in most disputes.

Verbal Judo offers a creative look at conflict that will help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation from your spouse, your boss, and even your teenager. As the author says, "when you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you’re in control."

This new edition features a fresh new cover and a foreword demonstrating the legacy of Verbal Judo founder and author George Thompson, as well as a never-before-published final chapter presenting Thompson’s "Five Universal Truths" of human interaction.

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ISBNs 9780062331434, 9780062107701, 0062331434, 9780062331434
Language English
Number of Pages 224