As a Gentleman Would Say: Responses to Life's Important (and Sometimes Awkward) Situations

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Jan 10, 2012 - Business & Economics - 192 pages

Simple reminders and new ideas for any man who is eager to navigate the obstacle course of his own words.

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 can't 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--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 gentleman's 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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John Bridges, author ofnbsp; How to Be a Gentleman , is also the coauthor, with Bryan Curtis, of seven other volumes in the best-selling GentleManners series. He is a frequent guest on television and radio news programs, always championing gentlemanly behavior in modern society. Bridges has appeared on thenbsp; Today Show , the Discovery Channel, andnbsp; CBS Sunday Morning , and has been profiled innbsp; People nbsp;magazine and thenbsp; New York Times .

Bryan Curtisnbsp;is an author and the president of Dance Floor Books. He isnbsp;the author/coauthor and editor of more than 25 books, includingnbsp; My South ,nbsp; My Southern Food ,nbsp; Classic Wisdom for the Good Life ,nbsp; Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life , and the popular GentleManners series.nbsp;

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