Monthly Archives: June 2019

How to Win Friends and Influence People: Pt 1, Ch 2 – PRINCIPLE 2 Give honest and sincere appreciation – “The Big Secret of Dealing with People”

Lincoln once began a letter saying: “Everybody likes a compliment.” Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: Part 1, Ch 1 – PRINCIPLE 1 – “Don’t criticize, condemn or complain.”

“If You Want to Gather Honey, Don’t Kick Over the Beehive” PRINCIPLE 1 Don’t criticize, condemn or complain. Criticizing does not work and often makes people perform worse. Avoid it. Stop doing the wrong thing in your personal interactions – … Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: Chapter 0b – “Nine Suggestions on How to Get the Most Out of This Book”

Carnegie continues to lead the reader towards better people skills, laying out 9 easy rules which will improve the efficiency of his book. Continue reading

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How to Win Friends and Influence People: Chapter 0a – Why was this book written?

This book bounces along with catchy stories and pacing – a page by page summary makes sharing Carnegie’s insights a delight. I smiled writing this and at the thought of the reader doing the same. Continue reading

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The Goal Best Summary

Alex fixes his troubled plant with the help of his mentor, Jonah, who uses the Socratic method to explain a problem solving system.  The method they use is the Theory of Constraints that was created by the author – Eliyahu … Continue reading

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5,000,000 Youtube Views for ‘Filtration’ – Tough Concepts the #1 Video Gets Right

5 million views is a lot for an industrial product – here are the concepts the top Youtube hit for ‘filtration’ got right. Continue reading

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Global Fluids: Kombucha, Probiotics and other Fermented Beverages

There isn’t a clear annual volume for Kombucha, probiotics, or active beverages – but the category is clearly growing.  That will continue – the combination of authentic, healthy, not-bad-for-you (which is not simply the opposite of ‘healthy’), convenient, and ‘new’ … Continue reading

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