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Dale Carnegie’s book How to Win Friends and Influence People seems to some the epitome of cheesiness, a guide to manipulating people. Yet the actual contents deserve a better treatment—and a better title. Perhaps How Not to be a Jerk would more accurately describe the book: it’s a guide to treating people decently and with respect. Here’s a post that outlines the contents.

Written by Leisureguy

18 August 2008 at 9:33 am

Posted in Books, Daily life

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  1. I remember my mother saying that her dad (therefore, my grandfather) was a total introvert, who didn’t ever talk to anyone – including his kids. He read Dale Carnegie’s book and was never again the same person. He became gregarious and friendly. So, the book made a difference in at least one person’s life.



    18 August 2008 at 9:30 pm

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