The advice was so simple most of the time we forget the simplest things. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Some audiobooks feel like a slow, dragged out, modern college professor just rambling on because he is being paid to vibrate his voicebox. If I could follow even 5% of what Dale talked about, I would consider myself a good human being. Be sympathetic with the other person's ideas and desires. How to Win Friends and Influence People. You can take the job you have…and improve it! At age 45 I picked it up and can see Dad was once again right and I was wrong.
Well I am not famous, but did get to be a director of a large company in my mid 30's, and I have to say, without this book, I doubt if I would have made it. The book was published in 1936 by Simon and Schuster. How do you set yourself apart from competitors or venture out into different markets? There is room at the top, when you know. Whether at work, in relationships, or in shaping the world around you, The Laws of Human Nature offers brilliant tactics for success, self-improvement, and self-defense. You bet I'll be coming back to study this one. All the new pop culture references was strange. The orator was absolutely flawless with her tone, pitch and clarity.
In spite of its battlefield specificity, The Art of War has found new life in the modern age, with leaders in fields as wide and far-reaching as world politics, human psychology, and corporate strategy finding valuable insight in its timeworn words. But in most of the examples, someone gets another to like them and secures a business deal or something out of it. A sure way to their hearts is to let them realize in some subtle way that you recognize their importance, and recognize it sincerely. I highly recommend this book to anyone, particularly young adult readers. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. The next Larry Page or Sergey Brin won't make a search engine.
Don't wait another day before learning the secrets contained in this book. We all want to be appreciated. S 119 of 131 people found this review helpful The power of appreciation! First published in 1936, his best-known book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, remains a massive bestseller. I plan to listen to, and read this book many times over my life. The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Ask questions instead of giving direct orders. Anyone and everyone should find it to be a valuable guide, whether in personal, family, or business relationships. If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically. Talk in terms of the other person's interests. This book is crucial for anyone who feels they need a boost of confidence to achieve their personal and professional goals. Here are the main points of the book. This book is a must-have guide for anyone who wants to find success on Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, and any social media format today and in the future.
I apply these concepts to my law practice every day and find they have increased my income and grown my referral network. I have read other people skills books and found this one to be the most authentic. Thank you Dale Carnegie 9 of 11 people found this review helpful. Criticism is futile because it puts us on the defensive and usually makes us strive to justify ourselves. His Broadway credits include Sir Robin in Spamalot, Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof, and Tateh in Ragtime. After listening once and becoming inspired, I requested a job upgrade, and my boss was smiling as he agreed. And yet his lessons remain relevant for everyone who communicates online today.
This is not a story that you listen to once and get rid of it. What did you think of How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie? It's all basic pysychology, but it's well written and well spoken! Perhaps in the coming time when machines, robots and algorithms have taken over most of mechanical and routine work, we will have a huge need to re-connect wit human beings once again. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories. Try to figure out why they do what they do. Sometimes common sense needs to be stated! There is room at the top, when you know… How to Win Friends and Influence People. It did seem to have its faults though. You can take any situation you're in.
Anyone who values the art of communicating effectively will benefit. This book has greatly improved my outlook on life and I can handle situations in a far slicker and more helpful way than before. After reading the book, you'll be astonished as to how common-sensical the teachings are, but boy do they work. It has not made a huge chance in my life, at least yet, however I have noticed a chance of attitude within myself and people I interact with. However, I think never too late I learned from the book tremendous human relations techniques.
Give it to them, and they will love you. The book was written in 1936 and listening to the audio version is rather like watching an old black and white movie. Also some good advice when dealing with social media. Show respect for the other person's opinions. Many old rules still survive even for these days. Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has been a top seller for the simple reason that it ignores trends and pop psychology for proven principles of fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity.