So, he’s impressed with your preparation and seems to be wavering. Here
are two things that can seal the deal. First of all, suggest a trial
period. How can any reasonable person argue with that? Secondly, and
this is important: You’ve been carefully reeling him in with your
well-laid out scheme, so don’t blow it by asking for your work-at-home
day to be a Monday or a Friday. A Tuesday or Wednesday is best -- at
least for now.