Podcast E13: How to argue effectively

In this episode of Coffee, Tea or Something Stronger? Clare Lynch talks to Tony Koutsoumbos, founder of the UK’s Great Debaters Club, about how debating skills can be applied in the workplace - and the role of writing in debating. Tony also answers the question he’s most often asked: how do you win an argument with your spouse?

Tune in to hear about:

  • The role of writing skills in debating

  • How debating skills can be applied in the workplace

  • How to structure an argument – the three essential elements

  • How to research an argument

  • Why you don’t need to be an expert in a topic to win an argument

  • The benefits of defending a position you don’t hold


About Tony Koutsoumbos

Tony Koutsoumbos is the Director and founder of the UK's only professional debate training programme and membership organisation, the Great Debaters Club. He has delivered over 400 hours of training across 4 continents for government bodies, multi-national companies, inns of court, and international charities on how to apply the principles of adversarial debating to everyday disagreements and strategic decision-making.