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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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ISBN:0880290307
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Number of Pages:311
Category:Non fiction, Self help, Psychology, Communication, Language, Relationships
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p In i Earthsong i the trilogy s long awaited finale the Aliens have abandoned Earth taking their technologies with them and plunging the planet into economic and ecological disaster Devastated the women decide to take their failed L adan project back underground desperately seeking guidance from their long dead foremothers The women discover an ingenious solution to the problem of human violence and seek to spread their knowledge but has their final solution come too late p, An instant cult classic upon first publication Suzette Haden Elgin s i Native Tongue i trilogy has earned wide critical acclaim shocking and captivating a loyal readership among science fiction and women s literature audiences alike br br Sequel to the enormously popular i Native Tongue i i The Judas Rose i continues Elgin s gripping vision of a frightening male dominated world where the women of Earth are virtually enslaved Once again this group of women and the nonviolent yet transformative power of language is called upon to challenge Earth s violent patriarchal order Their revolutionary tool is Laadan a secret women s language created to free them from men s control and make resistance possible for all women br br In i The Judas Rose i the time has come to take Laadan from underground and spread its revolutionary power to women everywhere in part through a group of nuns inside the Roman Catholic Church But when a handful of horrified priests uncover the women s sabotage they move to stamp it out with an undercover female agent of their own, No description available, 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