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Verbal Judo

The Gentle Art of Persuasion

By George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins
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Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion by George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins

Verbal Judo (1993) is your guide to effective communication, from a police officer’s perspective. These blinks explain why some common communication techniques could be holding you back and why others may be better suited to achieving your communication goals.

  • Police officers, security guards and anyone who deals with disruptive people
  • Professional communicators and mediators
  • Couples struggling to communicate their feelings

George J. Thompson created the Verbal Judo method and its eponymous institute. He taught English and mastered karate before becoming a police officer, a career move that helped him develop his communication method. He died in 2011.

Jerry B. Jenkins is a best-selling author of fiction and nonfiction alike. Most notably, he co-authored the beloved Left Behind books, a series of religious novels.

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