In Negotiation Environment Matters, Cookies Matter

In Negotiation Environment Matters, Cookies Matter

Apr 16, 2014 | No Comments

Image from buttercream-bakehouse.com As I progress (I think I am progressing at least!) with my PhD on nonverbal communication, I wanted to share a snippet from an earlier version as I move towards completing the research.  As part of my research, I designed the METTA acronym to raise awareness of the importance of the role […]

Association For Conflict Resolution Conference

Association For Conflict Resolution Conference

Jul 8, 2013 | No Comments

If you are in the Minneapolis area in October, come see my presentation: Nonverbal Communication’s Impact On Mediation: Connecting Research With What Practitioners Actually Say & Do Jeff Thompson Nonverbal communication is a topic often discussed, either in-depth or casually; however for the first time, research will be shared that combines the story-telling aspect of […]

Nonverbal Communication Tips With Negotiations & Everyday Life on ABC Radio

Nonverbal Communication Tips With Negotiations & Everyday Life on ABC Radio

Mar 24, 2012 | No Comments

Jeff Thompson is Trevor Jackson’s guest on ABC Gold Coast (91.7 FM, Australia) morning show. Jeff shares tips on being aware of your own body language, other people’s body language and all the present nonverbal communication elements that are involved during interactions. This includes negotiations, mediations, other professional interactions as well as during your social […]

CPR on ABC Gold Coast Radio

CPR on ABC Gold Coast Radio

Mar 14, 2012 | No Comments

Click above and listen to my recent talk on the great ABC Gold Coast Radio morning radio show hosted by Nicole Dyer.  We discuss my recent workshop at Robina Hospital where I shared my CPR acronym (Charisma, Professionalism, and Rapport) and how it can not only help doctors and nurses but everyone interested in having […]

CPR: Charisma, Professionalism & Rapport on the Gold Coast, Australia

CPR: Charisma, Professionalism & Rapport on the Gold Coast, Australia

Mar 11, 2012 | No Comments

For those of you that joined me (okay, it’s for those who didn’t either), here’s a quick recap of the talk I gave at Robina Hospital in the Bond University Education and Research Centre (read about the event here). CPR is a an acronym that can help physicians during their interactions with patients as well as […]

Join Me At Robina Hospital 9 March!

Join Me At Robina Hospital 9 March!

Mar 6, 2012 | No Comments

Bond Education and Research Centre, Robina Hospital Friday 9 March, 12 noon – 1pm CPR: Breathing Life into Nonverbal Communication Awareness for Clinicians. Research and tips on increasing Charisma, Professionalism and Rapport Bring ‘life’ into your interactions with your patients.  Learn the CPR Model (Charisma, Professionalism, Rapport) developed by NYC police detective and international mediator Jeff Thompson based […]

Open Your Eyes- Nonverbal Communication Is Everywhere!

Open Your Eyes- Nonverbal Communication Is Everywhere!

Feb 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

Open Your Eyes- Nonverbal Communication Is Everywhere!: Using Semiotics to be aware of nonverbal communication using the METTA method Nonverbal communication is everywhere.  Looking at nonverbal communication from a semiotic perspective, and how each nonverbal cue and element is a sign, such signs are everywhere.  Yes, everywhere.  Juri Lotman calls all the semiotic signs around us […]

METTA Method Explained With Prezi

METTA Method Explained With Prezi

Jan 15, 2012 | No Comments

For those asking for a quick explanation of my METTA method of understanding all the nonverbal communication elements, the Prezi presentation below should help. Enjoy!   The METTA Method of Nonverbal Communication on Prezi

ABC Interview on Nonverbal Communication

ABC Interview on Nonverbal Communication

Jan 9, 2012 | No Comments

I invite everyone to listen to a recent segment I participated in on Nicole Dyer’s radio show on ABC Gold Coast radio.  I discuss the importance of nonverbal communication in various settings.  This includes how important rapport is and specific nonverbal gestures that are associated with it. We then discuss my research on nonverbal communication […]

Two Opportunities To See Me In Australia

Two Opportunities To See Me In Australia

Nov 28, 2011 | No Comments

Hello everyone, specifically my Australia colleagues and supporters, and fans of my twitter and blogs. There are two upcoming academic based events during my short (very short) visit to Australia. Event 1: 30 November Griffith University “Nonverbal Communication & Mediation: Identifying the Micro Nonverbal Traits of Experienced Mediators” by Jeff Thompson Join us for Jeff […]