"Whether you are a new or longtime bridge player, you know that bridge can serve as a metaphor for life itself. The Tao of Bridge, by Gold Life Master Brent Manley, shows you how to adapt the principles of playing this classic game to face challenges at home, at work, and in everyday situations. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
Chapter 1. A Game Unlike Any Other
Chapter 2. The Cards in Your Hand
Chapter 3. Bidding-The Language of Bridge
Chapter 4. The Opening Bid-Getting in the First Shot
Chapter 5. Talking Back to Partner-Keeping the Conversation Going
Chapter 6. To Pass or Not to Pass
Chapter 7. It's a Bidder's Game
Chapter 8. The Tools You Use-Conventions That Have Nothing to Do with Meetings
Chapter 9. Counterattacks-When the Opponents Fire the First Shot
Chapter 10. Situational Strategy-When the "Wrong" Move Can Be Right
Chapter 11. Taking Risks
Chapter 12. Tricks-The Essence of the Game
Chapter 13. Numbers to Know
Chapter 14. Protect Your Assets
Chapter 15. Counting-Unlocking the Door to Your Tricks
Chapter 16. Be a Squeezer
Chapter 17. On the Defensive
Chapter 18. Seeing Things-The Art of Visualization
Chapter 19. Working on Your Game
Chapter 20. Strategies for Rubber Bridge and Teams
Chapter 21. Strategies for Pairs
Chapter 22. Tricks of the Trade
Chapter 23. Gaining a True Understanding of Bridge
Chapter 24. Developing Your Style
Chapter 25. Bad Habits-Always Leave Home Without Them
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