Lifemanship Author:Stephen Potter "Intimidation by conversation," first widely publicized as a civilized art in Mr. Potter's highly regarded earlier work Gamesmanship, has now been expanded to cope with the increasingly varied problems of everyday life. — This new book, an adaptation of the Gamesmanship Approach to the smaller world of Life, lays down the various methods by which... more » the full-blown ignoramus can take the field successfully against highly placed experts in travel, art, literature, typography, and military affairs.
Lifemanship tells you how to be Top Man at a week-end and how, without any specialist knowledge yourself, to make the specialist himself seem like a fool. It gives fresh insight into the vital problems of Conversationship, Limelight Play, Woomanship, Writership, New Statesmanship, Telephone Management, and Actorship.
In addition to the many chapters of new material, this important volume includes further researches in the are of Gamesmanship, featuring notes on mixed foursomes and advanced caddy play.
The sound scholarship and painstaking research of Mr. Potter's basic essays on social discomfiture are punctuated throughout with explanatory diagrams and anatomical studies by Lt.-Col. Frank Wilson.« less