How to Win Friends and Influence People
Simon and Schuster, 1981 - 299 pages
Available for the first time ever in trade paperback, Dale Carnegie's enduring classic, the inspirational personal development guide that shows how to achieve lifelong success. One of the top-selling books of all time, "How to Win Friends Influence People" has sold more than 15 million copies in all its editions.
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So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. If I like anything, I am hearty in my
approbation and lavish in my praise.” That is what Schwab did. But what do
average people do? The exact opposite. If they don't like a thing, they bawl out
replete with striking illustrations of the sheer witchery of praise. ... But his mother,
a poor peasant woman, put her arms about him and praised him and told him she
knew he could sing, she could already see an improvement, and she went ...
Some suggestions to accomplish this: PRINCIPLE 1 Begin with praise and
honest appreciation. PRINCIPLE 2 Call attention to people's mistakes indirectly.
PRINCIPLE 3 Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ecataldi - LibraryThing
I wasn't sure what to expect when I started reading this. Was a self-help book written over 80 years ago really going to have an impact on my career and life? The answer is yes. Absolutely. While a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hadden - LibraryThing
Excellent book on human nature, and although the book was written 82 years ago, the advice is still relevant. How to become a better person, a better salesperson, and a better family member, Frequent ... Read full review