Daniel M. Gross is Assistant Professor of Rhetoric at The University of Iowa.
Ansgar Kemmann is Project Manager of the German Federal Contest Jugend Debattiert (Youth Debate) at the Hertie Foundation.
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 legacy of Verbal Judo founder and author George Thompson, as well as a never-before-published final chapter presenting Thompson’s "Five Universal Truths" of human interaction.