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The Resource The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime, Imogen Lloyd Webber

The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime, Imogen Lloyd Webber

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The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime
Title
The intelligent conversationalist
Title remainder
31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime
Statement of responsibility
Imogen Lloyd Webber
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Have you ever been at a cocktail party when all of a sudden you feel like an outsider in the conversation because you have absolutely no idea what the person is talking about? You're standing around with a glass of wine and someone starts talking about how the stock market did that day leading to the career highs of Ben Bernanke and the best way to short a stock. You stand there completely silent because you know nothing about the stock market, let alone the history of economics. You're being pushed to the outside edge of the pack and there's no way to reach gracefully for your iPhone and Google. Fear not: Imogen Lloyd Webber is on a mission to make everyone as conversationally nimble as she has learned to be as a cable news pundit. Her solution: get a few cheat sheets and study up. Remember cheat sheets, those slips of paper filled with facts? As Imogen might say "Google is good, but a cheat sheet is forever ..." In eight cheat sheets, Imogen takes you through the facts that come up in most conversations: the English language, math/economics, religion, history, politics, geography, biology and culture. From the history of money to who signed The Magna Carta, Imogen shows you how to get back in a conversation, win any argument and most importantly, how to pivot out of a tough conversational bind. Imogen Lloyd Webber's The Cheat Sheets will help you talk with anyone about anything anytime"--
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Provided by publisher
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Lloyd Webber, Imogen,
Dewey number
395.5/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
BJ2121
LC item number
.L55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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Conversation
Label
The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime, Imogen Lloyd Webber
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- English language. Spelling ; Grammar ; Separated by a common language: English and American ; Debate -- Math and economics. History of money ; Economists ; A quick guide to the credit crunch (c. 2008) and Eurogeddon (still going) ; American dreamers: the good, the bad, and the aha! -- Religion. Religions ; Religious holidays ; Religion is no excuse -- History. Basic American beginnings ; Grid of American presidents ; American imperialism ; Grid of kings and queen of England from 1066 ; World War I, World War II, and the Cold War ; Middle Eastern history -- Politics. The American Constitution ; American law ; Political scandals ; Elections -- Geography. Map one: World map ; Map two: Nuclear weapons -- Biology, aka sex and gender. Life and death ; Feminism ; Homosexuality -- Culture. Authors you need to know about ; Artists you need to know about ; Composers you need to know about ; Theater ; Awards season conversation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9781250040473
Lccn
2016000034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn934796718
  • 1838343
  • (OCoLC)934796718
Label
The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime, Imogen Lloyd Webber
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- English language. Spelling ; Grammar ; Separated by a common language: English and American ; Debate -- Math and economics. History of money ; Economists ; A quick guide to the credit crunch (c. 2008) and Eurogeddon (still going) ; American dreamers: the good, the bad, and the aha! -- Religion. Religions ; Religious holidays ; Religion is no excuse -- History. Basic American beginnings ; Grid of American presidents ; American imperialism ; Grid of kings and queen of England from 1066 ; World War I, World War II, and the Cold War ; Middle Eastern history -- Politics. The American Constitution ; American law ; Political scandals ; Elections -- Geography. Map one: World map ; Map two: Nuclear weapons -- Biology, aka sex and gender. Life and death ; Feminism ; Homosexuality -- Culture. Authors you need to know about ; Artists you need to know about ; Composers you need to know about ; Theater ; Awards season conversation -- Conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9781250040473
Lccn
2016000034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn934796718
  • 1838343
  • (OCoLC)934796718

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