Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing, Fourth Edition (Revised and Updated)


  • Author: Jay Heinrichs
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • File Size: 2938932 Bytes


The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully “Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs.”—Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs’s Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history’s greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama. Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero’s three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe’s Sham...

It's a Wonderful Word


  • Author: Albert Jack
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03
  • Genre: History
  • File Size: 1801846 Bytes


Did you know that an assassin is a hashish-eater and a yokel a country woodpecker? That Dr Mesmer mesmerised patients back to health or that Samuel Pepys enjoyed a good game of handicap? While we're at it, what have spondulics to do with spines or lawyers with avocados?In It's a Wonderful Word, bestselling author Albert Jack collects over 500 of the strangest, funniest-sounding and most delightful words in the English language, and traces them back to their often puzzling origins. While brushing up on your gibberish or gobbledygook, discover why bastards should resent travelling salesmen, why sheets should remain on tenterhooks and why you should never set down a tumbler before finishing your drink.From blotto to bamboozle and from claptrap to quango...

Thank You for Arguing
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307450562


Thank You for Arguing Book Description :

Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to actionÑas well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of “code” language to appeal to specific groups and an eye-opening assortment of popular-culture dodges, including: The Eddie Haskell Ploy Eminem’s Rules of Decorum The Belushi Paradigm Stalin’s Timing Secret The Yoda Technique Whether you’re an inveterate lover of language books or just want to win ...

Thank You for Arguing  Fourth Edition  Revised and Updated

Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593237380


Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated Book Description :

The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully "Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs."--Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs's Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history's greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama. Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero's three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe's Shameless Trick for lowering an audience's expectations, this fascina...

Thank You For Arguing  Revised and Updated Edition
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Thank You For Arguing Revised and Updated Edition


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385347785


Thank You For Arguing Revised and Updated Edition Book Description :

For when you really have to get your point across… *Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama’s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies—and an “Argument Lab” section to put your new skills to the test.* Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets this book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to action—as well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of “code” language to appeal to specific groups and an eye-ope...

Thank You for Arguing
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804189934


Thank You for Arguing Book Description :

"Fully revised and updated third edition"--Cover....

Thank You for Arguing  Third Edition
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing Third Edition


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804189941


Thank You for Arguing Third Edition Book Description :

A master class in the art of persuasion, as taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill, newly revised and updated. The time-tested secrets taught in this book include Cicero's three-step strategy for moving an audience to action, and Honest Abe's Shameless Trick for lowering an audience's expectations. And it's also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians' use of code language to appeal to specfic groups and an eye-opening assortment of persuasive tricks, including the Eddie Haskell Ploy, the Belushi Paradigm, Stalin's Timing Secret, and the Yoda Technique. Whether you're an inveterate lover of language books or just want to win a lot more anger-free arguments on the page, at the podium, or over a beer, Thank...

How to Argue with a Cat

How to Argue with a Cat


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635652758


How to Argue with a Cat Book Description :

Learn how to persuade cats—the world’s most skeptical and cautious negotiators—with this primer on rhetoric and argument from the New York Times bestselling author of Thank You for Arguing! Cats are skilled manipulators who can talk you into just about anything without a single word (or maybe a meow or two). They can get you to drop whatever you’re doing and play with them. They can make you serve their dinner way ahead of schedule. They can get you to sit down in an instant to provide a lap. On the other hand, try getting a cat to do what you want.... While it’s hard, persuading a cat is possible. And after that, persuading humans becomes a breeze, and that is what you will learn in this book. How to Argue with a Cat will teach you how to:...

Word Hero

Word Hero


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307716361


Word Hero Book Description :

Explains how to construct and deliver the most witty, memorable lines in conversation and in print. By the author of Thank You for Arguing. Original....

How to Argue

How to Argue


  • Author : Jonathan Herring
  • Publisher : FT Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-23
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780132980975


How to Argue Book Description :

The ability to persuade, influence and convince is a vital skill for success in work and life. However, most of us have little idea how to argue well. Indeed, arguing is still seen by many as something to be avoided at all costs, and mostly it's done poorly, or not at all. Yet it's possibly the most powerful and yet most neglected asset you could have. Discover the art of arguing powerfully, persuasively and positively and you'll have a head start every time you want to: Get your point across effectively Persuade other people to your way of thinking Keep your cool in a heated situation Win people over Get what you want Tackle a difficult person or topic Be convincing and articulate Have great confidence when you speak In How to Argue, leading lawyer ...

Verbal Judo
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Verbal Judo


  • Author : George J. Thompson, PhD
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2010-10-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062031686


Verbal Judo Book Description :

Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behaviour. Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand in most disputes....

Arguing with Socialists

Arguing with Socialists


  • Author : Glenn Beck
  • Publisher : Threshold Editions
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982140502


Arguing with Socialists Book Description :

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In Arguing With Socialists, New York Times bestselling author Glenn Beck arms readers to the teeth with information necessary to debunk the socialist arguments that have once again become popular, and proves that the free market is the only way to go With his trademark humor, Beck lampoons the resurgence of this bankrupt leftist philosophy with thousands of stories, facts, arguments and easy-to-understand graphics for anyone who is willing to ask the hard questions. He shows that this new shiny socialism is just the same as the old one: a costly and dangerous failure that leaves desperation, poverty, and bodies in its wake....