06/21/2012 08:19 EDT

How To Win An Argument: 10 Tips To Win Debates

Do you know how to win an argument? We don't think so!

You'd better learn to quarrel up a storm, because from negotiating difficult deals at work to dealing with heated emotional conflicts, debating is a part of life. And tactics such as keeping quiet, finding an opponent's Achilles heel and suppressing emotion can help you get the upper hand -- and what you want -- in an argument, according to the video above by

We do suggest you debate with class and keep your relationship with the opponent top of mind, but apart from that, you have to do what it takes to win.

You can't argue with that. Or can you? Here are 10 ways how: