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Jay Heinrichs

One of the world’s leading persuasion consultant, Jay has trained top speechwriters, lawyers, and entrepreneurs to influence people and take the anger out of arguments. And he teaches high school and college students the persuasion skills of leadership—while showing how to avoid getting manipulated.

His clients range from Southwest Airlines to Ivy League fundraisers to NASA. Jay is the author of bestselling Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion. A New York Times bestseller, is has been published in 10 languages and ranks among the top 10 books assigned at Harvard. One secret about Jay: He’s an introvert. “No one believes me when I say that. Which proves these skills really work.”