How To Win Friends and Influence People

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 24, 2010 - Self-Help - 320 pages
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Updated for today’s readers, Dale Carnegie’s timeless bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People is a classic that has improved and transformed the professional and personal and lives of millions.

One of the best-known motivational guides in history, Dale Carnegie’s groundbreaking book has sold tens of millions of copies, been translated into almost every known language, and has helped countless people succeed.

Originally published during the depths of the Great Depression—and equally valuable during booming economies or hard times—Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their professional and personal lives.

How to Win Friends and Influence People teaches you:

-How to communicate effectively
-How to make people like you
-How to increase your ability to get things done
-How to get others to see your side
-How to become a more effective leader
-How to successfully navigate almost any social situation
-And so much more!

Achieve your maximum potential with this updated version of a classic—a must-read for the 21st century.
 

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This was my father's favorite book, and told me many times. He was a salesman and felt this book would give someone stronger sense of self, and I agree with him. I read it originally to be close to my father, but eventually it became my own. I picked up several ideas. Read full review

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User Review  - Andreas Kwiatkowski - Goodreads

A helpful collection of rules on how to behave, communicate, and convince other in society and business for entrepreneurs, people in sales, and soon-to-be parents. Well-deserved classic on the ... Read full review

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Contents

The Big Secret of Dealing with People
17
He Who Can Do This Has the Whole World
30
PART
49
A Simple Way to Make a Good First Impression
63
If You Dont Do This You Are Headed for Trouble
71
An Easy Way to Become a Good Conversationalist
80
How to Interest People
89
How to Make People Like You Instantly
94
A Formula That Will Work Wonders for You
161
What Everybody Wants
167
An Appeal That Everybody Likes
175
The Movies Do It TV Does It Why Dont You Do It?
181
When Nothing Else Works Try This
186
How to Change People Without Giving Offense or Arousing Resentment
191
If You Must Find Fault This Is the Way to Begin
193
How to Criticizeand Not Be Hated for It
199

PART THREE How to Win People to Your Way of Thinking
107
You Cant Win an Argument
109
A Sure Way of Making Enemies and How to Avoid It
116
If Youre Wrong Admit It
127
A Drop of Honey
135
The Secret of Socrates
144
The Safety Valve in Handling Complaints
150
How to Get Cooperation
155
Talk About Your Own Mistakes First
203
Let the Other Person Save Face
211
Give a Dog a Good Name
221
Making People Glad to Do What You Want
231
A Shortcut to Distinction
237
The Dale Carnegie Courses
249
Index
255
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Dale Carnegie (1888–1955) described himself as a “simple country boy” from Missouri but was also a pioneer of the self-improvement genre. Since the 1936 publication of his first book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, he has touched millions of readers and his classic works continue to impact lives to this day. Visit DaleCarnegie.com for more information.

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