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Author Matthews, Christopher, 1945-

Title Life's a campaign : what politics has taught me about friendship, rivalry, reputation, and success / Chris Matthews.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    324.7 MAT    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 202 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Whatever gets you in the game -- Not everyone is going to like you -- Not everyone is going to like me -- You'll never get a job from someone who doesn't like you -- The best gift you can give a stranger is an audience -- Up beats down! -- Ask! -- Don't just call when you need something -- People don't mind being used; they mind being discarded -- Grin when you fight -- It's not crowded at the top -- No one's ever late for an execution -- Nobody wants a level playing field -- The ten-second rule -- Attack from a defensive position -- Don't pick on someone your own size -- Rites of passage -- Keep good company -- Lowball! -- When in doubt, put it out -- You only get one reputation -- Pick a role model -- How to give a speech -- The bug -- "Where ever you go, that's where you're going to be".
Subject Matthews, Christopher, 1945-
Communication in politics -- United States.
Politicians -- United States -- Psychology.
Political campaigns -- United States.
Political psychology.
Persuasion (Psychology)
ISBN 9781400065288 (alk. paper) : $24.95
1400065283 (alk. paper)

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