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Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion

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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.

EducationCareers & StudyingCareers guidanceHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular psychologyLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemanticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologySocial, group or collective psychology Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Publication Date: 16/12/2013 ISBN-13: 9780062107701  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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George J. Thompson, PH.D., was the president and founder of the Verbal Judo Institute before his death in 2011. A former English professor and a black-belt master of karate, he created and crash-tested verbal judo when he was a police officer on an urban beat.

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