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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You didn't need to. You knew by some divine instinct that you can make more
friends in two months by becoming genuinely interested in other people than you
can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Let me repeat that
Tell your child, your spouse, or your employee that he or she is stupid or dumb at
a certain thing, has no gift for it, and is doing it all wrong, and you have destroyed
almost every incentive to try to improve. But use the opposite technique—be ...
This technique of giving titles and authority worked for Napoleon and it will work
for you. For example, a friend of mine, Mrs. Ernest Gent of Scarsdale, New York,
was troubled by boys running across and destroying her lawn. She tried criticism.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - evenlake - LibraryThing
I used to consider this book (before I read it) a how-to manual for sociopaths. It took me a long time to get around to reading it, partly because of its name. The title is a bit off-putting. It feels ... Read full review
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I can see why this book has been in print for over 70 years. It draws it huge success not only from the appealing title, but also from the very fundamental nature of the principles it lays out. I ... Read full review