Category Archives: Trust

Book Review: Charles T. Munger’s Poor Charlie’s Almanack: Expanded Third Edition; Introduction and First Chapter

“Look for someone both smarter and wiser than you are.” Continue reading

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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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