Harvard Business Review
2018 Gallup Poll
2018 Gallup Poll
Anxiety & Depression
Association of America
Harris Poll in INC. magazine
"Tongue Fu! is a terrific book, full of verbal 're-engineering' designed to refocus us toward greater fulfillment in our dialogues with others through better communication."
"If you use the strategies outlined by Sam Horn, Tongue Fu! will change your attitude and the attitude of others. It will also change the way others treat you."
"Tongue Fu! is a practical and easy-to-read book with immediate, usable ideas on the important topic of interpersonal relationships."
"By focusing on real-life responses to verbal challenges instead of theories and platitudes, Sam Horn has delivered a convenient handbook for the mental martial art of verbal self-protection. Horn's book is a positive guide that can be returned to time and again. A popular title for all public library collections.
"Tongue Fu! is filled with delightful tools for keeping both feet on the ground instead of in the mouth. Both young and old need to learn its lifelong lessons for creating connection instead of alienation."
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Would you like to know what to say, when you don’t know what to say?
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Whether you’re a principal, teacher, counselor, student or part of the admin staff… you’ll welcome these techniques on how to get along better with just about anyone, anytime, anywhere.
These communication techniques deserve to be taught right along with math, science and history because they are the key to creating cooperative relationships where people choose to treat each other with respect.
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You’ll discover the answers to this and other questions in this session customized for associations.
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If you feel like you’re talking on eggshells, you’ll welcome these dialogue samples of what TO say and NOT to say in virtual meetings, Zoom calls, and town halls.
As Alice Walker said, “Look closely at the present you’re constructing. It should look like the future you’re dreaming.” These tips can help you conduct civil, productive conversations that serve all involved … now and in the future.
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You have to deliver bad news
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