One-Upmanship

One-Upmanship By Stephen Potter Frank Wilson Robert C. Townsend, One Upmanship It is hard to maintain a witty equilibrium in the realm of manners in cultured society If one ignores social conventions one runs the risk of being perceived as uneducated however following all comm
  • Title: One-Upmanship
  • Author: Stephen Potter Frank Wilson Robert C. Townsend
  • ISBN: 9781559211901
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Paperback
  • One-Upmanship By Stephen Potter Frank Wilson Robert C. Townsend, It is hard to maintain a witty equilibrium in the realm of manners in cultured society If one ignores social conventions, one runs the risk of being perceived as uneducated however, following all common protocol pegs one as a nerd With tongue in cheek, Potter reveals how to confound those who like to practice their one upmanship What s a one upmanship An angle of visiIt is hard to maintain a witty equilibrium in the realm of manners in cultured society If one ignores social conventions, one runs the risk of being perceived as uneducated however, following all common protocol pegs one as a nerd With tongue in cheek, Potter reveals how to confound those who like to practice their one upmanship What s a one upmanship An angle of vision, a way of life, a series of gambits, ploys and devices all of these and , upmanship is an individual talent Remember one final overwhelming truth If you re not one up, you re one down.
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    1. The successor to Gamesmanship and Lifemanship It s becoming a little formulaic, but there are still plenty of good bits.One of my favorite sections describes how to give presents that the recipient will loathe It s Christmas, and you hand your unsuspecting victim a packet that turns out to contain a hearing aid But I don t have a hearing problem they say, surprised Ah, let me show you how it works you explain You fasten it to their ear, then, with your mouth well away from the microphone Potter [...]


    2. This is the third of Stephen Potter s quietly diabolical and brilliant Gamesmanship Lifesmanship books The concept of Lifesmanship is easy to grasp, but difficult to explain succinctly It consists of an attitude and set of strategies by which the Lifeman can, in whatever situation he finds himself, inspire discomfort and confusion in his fellow man, and thus place himself in the one up position One Upsmanship explains how to remain one up in various situations in a business meeting, while drivin [...]


    3. Miltoning, sometimes described as the art of not writing Paradise Lost before fifty wryly amusing Ideally suited to a medium length train journey, not least because it outlines the art of Railway Gambits.



    4. My interest stemmed from a 1970s series based on these writings Although they re intended as satire, there s many a true word spoken in jest The volume is a little thin, but it s quite funny The humour lies in the fact that one can see these games in any organisation from school to workplace I ve certainly met plenty of people with the one upmanship mindset Timeless humour.


    5. Humour of its time, but, still very funny and enjoyable A good companion to Lifeman ship and Gamesman ship The chapter on winesmanship could be used very well today Check the film School for Scoundrels with Terry Thomas and you ll get a good idea of all the ploys of Lifemanship.



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