AS A GENTLEMAN WOULD SAY: RESPONSES TO LIFE'S IMPORTANT (AND SOMETIMES AWKWARD) SITUATIONS (HARDCOVER)
by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis
On any given day, a man is faced with situations that demand a response. He runs into a friend who was recently fired ... His date canÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«ÌÎÌÊt seem to pry herself away from a texting conversation during dinner ... Someone at his gym routinely monopolizes the equipment ... He finds himself in a nearly unintelligible conversation with a client who has a thick foreign accent. In each of these scenarios, there are distinct responses that can determine the outcome ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å for better or worse.
Knowing what to say is essential, because regardless of how many doors he opens or how often he remembers to bring a bottle of wine for the hostess, a gentlemanÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«ÌÎÌÊs reputation is often established on his ability to communicate. In this updated version of "As a Gentleman Would Say," John Bridges and Bryan Curtis offer simple reminders and new ideas for any man who is eager to navigate the obstacle course of his own words.
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ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´ÌàI couldnÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«ÌÎÌÊt put it down. ... I find myself thinking now what would a gentleman say in different situations I am in. It really makes you think of how you could better interact with friends, family, business workers, and strangers. The cover is very sturdy and has a great look with the navy background and gold lettering. The pages are in large print making it easy to read. This book is a must.ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´åÇ ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎÌ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ__ÌÎÌ_ÌÎ_ÌÎå«Ì´ÌàÌÎÌ_Ì´åÇÌÎå«Ì´å Tranquility
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About the Authors
John Bridges, author of "How to Be a Gentleman," is also the co-author, with Bryan Curtis, of seven other volumes in the bestselling GentleManners series. He is a frequent guest on television and radio news programs, always championing gentlemanly behavior in modern society. Bridges has appeared on the "Today Show," the Discovery Channel and "CBS Sunday Morning," and he has been profiled in People magazine and The New York Times.
Bryan Curtis is an author and the president of Dance Floor Books. He is the author/co-author and editor of more than 25 books, including "My South," "My Southern Food," "Classic Wisdom for the Good Life," "Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life" and the popular GentleManners series.
- Series: Gentlemanners Books
- Hardcover: 208 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Rev Upd edition (January 10, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1401604692
- ISBN-13: 978-1401604691
- Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 4.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
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