Synopses & Reviews
You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!
For over 50 years the rock-solid, time-tested advice in this book has carried thousands of now famous people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives.
Now this phenomenal book has been revised and updated to help readers achieve their maximum potential in the complex and competitive 90s!
- The six ways to make people like you
- The twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking
- The nine ways to change people without arousing resentment
and much, much more!
Now this phenomenal book has been revised and updated to help reades achieve their maximum potential in the complex and competitive 80s!
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
Preface to Revised Edition by Dorothy Carnegie
How This Book Was Written -- And Why by Dale Carnegie
Nine Suggestions on How to Get the Most Out of This Book
PART ONE Fundamental Techniques in Handling People
1 "If You Want to Gather Honey, Don't Kick Over the Beehive"
2 The Big Secret of Dealing with People
3 "He Who Can Do This Has the Whole World with Him. He Who Cannot Walks a Lonely Way"
Six Ways to Make People Like You
1 Do This and You'll Be Welcome Anywhere
2 A Simple Way to Make a Good First Impression
3 If You Don't Do This. You Are Headed for Trouble
4 An Easy Way to Become a Good Conversationalist
5 How to Interest People
6 How to Make People Like You Instantly
How to Win People to Your Way of Thinking
1 You Can't Win an Argument
2 A Sure Way of Making Enemies -- And How to Avoid It
3 If You're Wrong, Admit It
4 A Drop of Honey
5 The Secret of Socrates
6 The Safety Valve in Handling Complaints
7 How to Get Cooperation
8 A Formula That Will Work Wonders for You
9 What Everybody Wants
10 An Appeal That Everybody Likes
11 The Movies Do It. TV Does It. Why Don't You Do It?
12 When Nothing Else Works, Try This
Be a Leader: How to Change People Without Giving Offense or Arousing Resentment
1 If You Must Find Fault, This Is the Way to Begin
2 How to Criticize -- And Not Be Hated for It
3 Talk About Your Own Mistakes First
4 No One Likes to Take Orders
5 Let the Other Person Save Face
6 How to Spur People On to Success
7 Give a Dog a Good Name
8 Make the Fault Seem Easy to Correct
9 Making People Glad to Do What You Want
A Shortcut to Distinction by Lowell Thomas
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