Author Lawrence Kane discusses crisis deescalation, a skill that may save your life. While sticks and stones can break your bones, your words may actually kill you. They can also save your life. Having to be right despite the cost, reacting indignantly in the face of a threat, or insulting an adversary often guarantees that a conflict will escalate to violence. Clever words, on the other hand, can de-escalate a tense situation, stave off bloodshed until help arrives, momentarily distract an opponent to facilitate your counterattack and escape, or create sympathetic witnesses who will testify on your behalf. Famous last.....
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Chris Hall a retired professional fighter and in 1995 he fought the heavyweight championship of the world. In 2009 Chris was honored to be inducted into the Martial Art Hall of Fame.
Chris serves as a technology leader and manages a team of highly experienced database administrators and Windows Server Engineers. He is a published author on SQL Server performance improvement and monitoring, and has obtained the certifications of CLSSBB, ITIL v.3 MCDBA, MCSD, MCITP, MCTS, and many more.
Chris is a Freemason and am a Past Master of Devotion Lodge #160 F & AM. He is also a member of the Lexington Scottish Rite, Lexington York Rite, Oleika Shrine, and Order of the Eastern Star.
Chris enjoys participating in competitive powerlifting and has 3 state records.
Please check out his book about database environments in crisis: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0841ZXNH9
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