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Read online The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense L b earn how to detect the subtle put downs insults and other verbal blows that almost everyone uses parents and children husbands and wives teachers and students and friends and lovers .

Most of us are under verbal attack everyday and often don t even realize it In i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense i you ll learn the skills you need to respond to all types of verbal attack Specific strategies fro your defense include .

b b Twelve rules of clear effective interaction b b Recognition of five verbal modes the Placator Blamer Distractor Computer and Leveler b b Tone of voice make yours bolder and more assertive b b Alternative scripts better approaches to common confrontation b b Body language how it supports what you say b b i and i in special chapters directed to both men and women the author explains how women have long been the verbal victims of men and what both sexes can do to break this destructive pattern .

With numerous examples of verbal confrontations and a journal to help you keep track of your progress i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense i will give you the perception you need to deal confidently in any interaction i i by Suzette Haden Elgin

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The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
Title:The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense
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Number of Pages:311
Category:non-fiction, self-help, psychology, communication, language, relationships
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For some employees verbal abuse can be the everyday language of doing business Defending yourself from these verbal abusers calmly professionally and successfully can be crucial to your on the job success br br Nationally recognized linguistics expert and author Suzette Haden Elgin applies her acclaimed techniques for combating verbal attacks to common workplace situations Powerful yet unthreatening her proven strategies will help you recognize and defend yourself from verbal abuse everything from casual obscenities and racist or sexist language to sarcasm cutting jokes and subtle put downs br br Richly illustrated with fully dramatizes scenarios and real world examples Dr Elgin s communication techniques will help you instantly take control of any verbal confrontation You ll also learn how to avoid malpractice of the mouth and sexual harassment communicate sensitively and clearly with non native English speakers and project a strong straightforward and trustworthy image br br You ll find tips for handling sensitive issues via email and voice mail advice on meeting the communication challenges that face home based and virtual businesses and plenty of workouts placed throughout the book to give you valuable opportunities to practice your new skills br br i The Gentle Art of Verbal Self Defense at Work i is your roadmap through the potentially career threatening minefields of workplace communication, The answer to a Challenge br is a Quest br and if you want to stop Mischief br then Magic is best, i The Ozark Trilogy i previously published in Doubleday is a widely acclaimed fantasy science fiction story with as the title suggests very strong ties to the Ozark region i Twelve Fair Kingdoms i i The Grand Jubilee i i And Then There ll Be Fireworks i the books that comprise the trilogy chronicle life on the planet Ozark and its Confederation of Continents which are appropriately named Arkansaw Oklahomah Mizzurah Tinaseeh Kintucky and Marktwain However the story told here involves much more than a mere transplant of Ozark culture and heritage onto a new planet While this new Ozark culture maintains and even intensifies many of the real Ozark traditions and customs for instance Grannys hold significant stabilizing social roles and are important sources of wisdom the planet Ozark combines many new fantastical elements with traditional ways Mules on Ozark fly and the wise Grannys also work magic br br The protagonist of i The Ozark Trilogy i Responsible of Brightwater appears at the center of Ozark society a society she must save from evil magic civil war and ultimately alien invasion As Responsible travels from continent to continent in an attempt to discover and squelch the evil magic and calm the civil unrest we are witness to many dangerous and sometimes comical adventures along the way including a spectacular flying Mule crash and a magic duel with a Granny gone bad br br Elgin has created a fantastic world infused with the folk traditions social and familial hierarchies and traditional dialect of the Ozarks While parallels might be drawn between for example the break up of the Confederacy of Continents on planet Ozark and the American Civil War Elgin comments on aspects of Ozark history and tradition in a non didactic way The trilogy with its strong heroine and witty engagement of tradition is a classic of Ozark literature, No description available