Category Archives: Trust

How to Win Friends and Influence People: Chapter by Chapter Review of Dale Carnegie’s Best Book

Carnegie’s work is masterpiece of self-help and persuasive writing.  This book is short – and I highly recommend reading it directly if this summary and review piques your curiosity.  His story telling and educational skills are so great that he … Continue reading

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Carnegie 21.3.12: How to Win Friends and Influence People -PRINCIPLE 12 Throw down a challenge.

Carnegie 21.3.12: How to Win Friends and Influence People -PRINCIPLE 12 Throw down a challenge. Pages 228 – 231 Appeal to people’s nobler vision (as called out in Principle 10), and then enlist them in the challenge of achieving it.  … Continue reading

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Carnegie 19.3.10: How to Win Friends and Influence People – PRINCIPLE 10 Appeal to the nobler motives.

Carnegie 19.3.10: How to Win Friends and Influence People – PRINCIPLE 10 Appeal to the nobler motives. Pages 217 – 222 Insults that start with, “You *just* want to…” are vicious.  In them, the aggressor calls out that the other … Continue reading

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Carnegie 06.2.3: How to Win Friends and Influence People: Pt 2, Chapter 6 – PRINCIPLE 3 Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language. – “If You Don’t Do This, You Are Headed for Trouble”

People love their own names. Make use of that. Continue reading

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Carnegie 04.2.1: How to Win Friends and Influence People – PRINCIPLE 1 Become genuinely interested in other people – “Do This and You’ll Be Welcome Anywhere”

The chapter title is, “Do This and You’ll Be Welcome Anywhere”, which Carnegie answers with – PRINCIPLE 1 Become genuinely interested in other people. Best Quote(s) “I love my audience. I love my audience.” “I love being here,” is a … Continue reading

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8 Tools to Improve Communication

Communicating across cultures can be hard – these 8 simple tools make it easier. Continue reading

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Trust: “We’re not following rules, but expect you to.”

There are many great political and social points in Catton’s histories of the American Civil War.  In his 1961 book The Coming Fury, he discusses how Southern plantation authors were going to Union generals and asking to have their slaves returned. … Continue reading

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