From the Back Cover
When is it more important to speak from your heart?
Your friend is about to make a disastrous decision. You see problems in your son or daughter's marriage. At work you see a better approach than the one your supervisor suggests. Should you speak up? Or should you keep the peace by staying quiet?
When to Speak Up and When to Shut Up offers practical guidelines for conversations you won't regret. It will help you explore
-the cost and purpose of silence
-why to check motives when talking to friends, family and authorities
-how to ask good questions
-ways to deal with anger and resentment
-how to overcome pressure to remain silent
Using biblical and contemporary examples, this book shares important strategies for building better communication within your workplace, church and home.
"If you've ever wondered when you should bite your tongue and when you should speak your mind, this book is for you. I have personally benefited from Dr. Sedler's advice and know that you will, too. Read this wise book and skillfully navigate your important conversations."--Dr. Les Parrott III
About the Author
Michael Sedler (D.Min., Christian Life School of Theology) ministers in churches and provides consultation services to schools and businesses throughout the United States. Michael is the author of Stop the Runaway Conversation and When to Speak Up When to Shut Up and works as an adjunct professor for three universities. He and his wife, Joyce, live in Spokane, Washington.