Verbal Judo
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Verbal Judo


  • Author : George J. Thompson, PhD
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2010-10-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062031686


Verbal Judo Book Description :

Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behaviour. 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  Second Edition

Verbal Judo Second Edition


  • Author : George J. Thompson, PhD
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062331434


Verbal Judo Second Edition Book Description :

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...

Verbal Judo  Second Edition
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Verbal Judo Second Edition


  • Author : George J. Thompson, PhD
  • Publisher : William Morrow Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062107704


Verbal Judo Second Edition Book Description :

"When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that can help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation, whether you're talking to a boss, a spouse, or even a teenager. For more than a generation, Dr. George J. Thompson's essential handbook has taught people how to communicate more confidently and persuasively in any situation. Verbal Judo shows you how to listen and speak more effectively, engage others through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies to successfully express your point of view—and take the lead in most disputes. This updated edit...

Verbal Judo

Verbal Judo


  • Author : George J. Thompson
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Pub Limited
  • Release Date : 1983
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105039678482


Verbal Judo Book Description :

This book will help police officers and other contact professionals develop verbal strategies that can transform potentially explosive encounters into positive resolutions. It addresses the most difficult problems of the street encounter where quick thinking and spontaneous verbal response often make the difference between life and death. The author explores all kinds of confrontation rhetoric and offers both a theoretical and practical account of how to handle street situations. Following an introduction to the problems of street communication the author focues on five basic rhetorical elements perspective, audience, voice, purpose and organization. The principles and techniques described can be used in practically every verbal encounter. Each chapt...

Verbal Judo

Verbal Judo


  • Author : George J. Thompson
  • Publisher : Inst of Police Technology &
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Influence (Psychology)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1884566154


Verbal Judo Book Description :

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The Verbal Judo Way of Leadership
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Verbal Judo Way of Leadership


  • Author : George J. Thompson
  • Publisher : Looseleaf Law Publications
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781932777413


The Verbal Judo Way of Leadership Book Description :

From the founder of the renowned Verbal Judo Institute What you say and how you say it critically impacts the outcome of your contact with people...be it subjects on the street or officers in your agency. - Discover the linguistic structures and strategies that made Verbal Judo so popular - Learn to apply both the art and science of using words & phrases to lead, persuade, clarify, diffuse...and generally navigate nearly any situation. - Become a solid, respected and highly effective leader Effective Communication Makes Effective Leaders Learn... - 3 key leadership ingredients - Behavior correction skills - Real lessons from the field - How to avoid ego errors - Communication profiling - The true power of listening...

Protecting the Gift
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

Protecting the Gift


  • Author : Gavin De Becker
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2013-05-15
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307833693


Protecting the Gift Book Description :

Safety skills for children outside the home Warning signs of sexual abuse How to screen baby-sitters and choose schools Strategies for keeping teenagers safe from violence All parents face the same challenges when it comes to their children's safety: whom to trust, whom to distrust, what to believe, what to doubt, what to fear, and what not to fear. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the nation's leading expert on predicting violent behavior and author of the monumental bestseller The Gift of Fear, offers practical new steps to enhance children's safety at every age level, giving you the tools you need to allow your kids freedom without losing sleep yourself. With daring and compassion, he shatters the widely held myths about danger and safety...

Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques

Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques


  • Author : Nathan J. Gordon
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-01-18
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080477466


Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques Book Description :

Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, Second Edition, is completely revised and updated so as to cover all the information a student needs to know to obtain answers from a witness, a victim, or a suspect and how to interpret these answers with the utmost accuracy. Building on the previous edition’s ground-breaking search for truth in criminal and non-criminal investigations, this book contains five new chapters which include coverage of false confessions, interviewing the mentally challenged, and the ethics of interrogation in a post 9/11 world. This new edition includes highly illustrated chapters with topics ranging from the psycho-physiological basis of the forensic assessment to preparation for the interview/interrogation; questi...

Problem Solving 101
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Problem Solving 101


  • Author : Ken Watanabe
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-03-05
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101029188


Problem Solving 101 Book Description :

The fun and simple problem-solving guide that took Japan by storm Ken Watanabe originally wrote Problem Solving 101 for Japanese schoolchildren. His goal was to help shift the focus in Japanese education from memorization to critical thinking, by adapting some of the techniques he had learned as an elite McKinsey consultant. He was amazed to discover that adults were hungry for his fun and easy guide to problem solving and decision making. The book became a surprise Japanese bestseller, with more than 370,000 in print after six months. Now American businesspeople can also use it to master some powerful skills. Watanabe uses sample scenarios to illustrate his techniques, which include logic trees and matrixes. A rock band figures out how to drive up c...

Small Unit Leadership

Small Unit Leadership


  • Author : Dandridge M. Malone
  • Publisher : Presidio Press
  • Release Date : 2009-05-27
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307546715


Small Unit Leadership Book Description :

What does it take to get the job done? How do you get the men in your unit to do what you say? To follow you into battle and shoot to kill? How you build the confidence that spurs men on to do their job, to stand by their leader and each other? Praise for Small Unit Leadership “Identifies in very specific terms what company grade officers and non-commissioned officers (NCOs) must do to ensure winning in land battle.”—Marine Corps Gazette “Colonel Malone tackles the elusive topic of leadership with a real-world, pragmatic approach. This is not a book of intellectual theorization, but of specific techniques for leading soldiers on and off the battlefield.”—U.S.N.I. Proceedings “The author condenses volumes of psychological studies into a ...