ABOUT THE BOOK:
erbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth thatcan show you how to be better prepared in every verbalencounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engagepeople through empathy (the most powerful word in theEnglish language), avoid the most common conversationaldisasters, and use proven strategies that allow you tosuccessfully communicate your point of view and take theupper hand in most disputes.
Verbal Judo offers a creative look at conflict that will help youdefuse confrontations and generate cooperation from yourspouse, your boss, and even your teenager. As the authorsays, "when you react, the event controls you. When yourespond, you're in control.
"This new edition features a fresh new cover and a foreworddemonstrating the legacy of Verbal Judo founder and authorGeorge Thompson, as well as a never-before-published finalchapter presenting Thompson's "Five Universal Truths" ofhuman interaction.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR :
George J. Thompson, Ph.D., was a former English professor and a black belt master of Judo and Tae Kwon Do. He created and crash- tested verbal judo when he was a police officer on an urban beat and became a popular lecturer and the founder of the Verbal Judo Institute. Jerry B. Jenkins is the co-author of the best-selling Left Behind series.