Description: Imagine possessing these advantages:
• The art of conversation
• Solutions for the collision of family and career
• Transform stress and fear
• Know top 10 things that make men and women feel special and loved
• Conquer listening
You’ll be able to start using these "Nuggets of Life" immediately to uncomplicate your life!
Go directly to the condensed version within!
This book was
written by a man to help women and men better understand each other.
Each of the fifty-two short burst chapters explains a Nugget (skill) of Life that can improve communication and relationships. They describe
remarkable, practical, humorous, and common experiences to inspire
change. This book will be referred to again and again to answer your
questions about communication and relationships.
Review: "I had a feeling of ‘Yes, that’s it!’ throughout..."
Stefani Carlson, Mother’s Clubs
"Great! – best capsules of information I ever read."
Robert Tucknott, President,
Tucknott Electric Co.
Contents: Who is Captain Bob? • Acknowledgment • Learn the Nuggets of Life • The Communication Class • Now You Take the Survey • Survey Results for Men and Women • Transition to the Five-to-One Ratio • How Does This All Work for Me? • A Broadway Play • Give Clear and Direct Signals • Don’t Take the Bait • Stop Holding • Practice Present-Moment Living • Set Healthy Boundaries • Where Are You on Your Own Personal Agenda? • What Does That Mean? • What Do You Want to See Happen? • How Can I Stop Using Worst-Case Scenarios? • Change Brings Change (Sometimes with Pain) • You Don’t Have to Be a Chameleon • The Staff Meeting (Marriage) • Practice the Art of Conversation • When Are Men Going to Get IT? • Recognize and Understand Processing • Oh Boy, Another Book on My Pillow • The "R" Word (Relationship) • Establish and Communicate Realistic Expectations • Affection Without Sex or Sex Without Affection • ATM (How to Make a Deposit in That Special Person’s Love Bank) • Nesting • Accepting Life on Today’s Terms • Intuition • When Do We Start Having Fun? • For the Love of a Dad • … Equals I Don’t Love You (The Formula) • What Do You Want From Me? • Get a Piece of Each Other’s Hide • Use the Board If You Want a Man to Fix Something • Sex and Other Stuff • The Enemy (Children) • Boomerang Kids • Eat Stress for Breakfast • Nuggets of Lift • Conquer the Job Interview • Wampum (Money) • Variable Interest Rate • If You Don’t Plan, You Won’t Go • Be Serendipitous • Wedding Colors • Flower Therapy • Planning Romance • Cards and Spoken Gifts • Take the Mystery Out of Gifts • Five Nuggets for Successful Relationships • How Long Is This Going to Take? Are We There Yet? • Peace and Happiness • Appendix A • Suggested Survey Responses from Men and Women • Appendix B • There Is a Lot More to Learn About Money (Continuation of Wampum) • References and Suggested Reading • Index
About the Author: "Captain Bob" Smith is
a recognized speaker and authority on communication and relationships, a
27-year firefighter captain, humorist, coach, author, and entrepreneur.
He incorporates his experiences gained from a loving marriage of 33
years, two successful start-up businesses, education, and twelve years
of research. He has helped countless individuals in their pursuit of
healthier choices for happier lives. "Captain Bob" is a member of the
prestigious National Speakers Association.
Target audience: Men and women who want to improve their relationships through good communication skills.