How to Argue With a Cat
Cats are masters in the art of persuasion. They get humans to do what they want, when they want. So if you could learn to make a cat to do your bidding, then surely any human - colleague, friend, boss, partner - would bow to your magic?Now you can. This surprisingly simple and incredibly effective guide uses the tricks of the feline world to teach you how to get along with even the most stubborn adversary, including: Perfect your timing - learn the art of the pounce Get your body language, tone and gesture just right Think about what your opponent wants - always offer a comfy lap Lure them in by making them think they have the powerThe result? A happy, purring, scratch-free resolution.
Praise for Thank You For Arguing 'An excellent book about how to win arguments, full of brilliant examples ... sharp and well-argued' * Evening Standard * If you want to win people over, this book will help you succeed * Independent * Colourful, instructive, illuminating... a romp through the rules of rhetoric * Guardian * Thankfully, Mr Jay Heinrichs is here, to explain how rhetoric can help you win more in life, and generally have a more harmonious relationship with people around you * Mr Porter * Clever, passionate, erudite * Publishers Weekly * Jay Heinrichs knows a thing or two about arguing. * The Times * Packed with humour, tips and anecdotes to help you get what you want * Good Book Guide *