The big idea
Dale Carnegie shares actionable advice for leading others by making them like you, winning them over to your way of thinking, and inspiring change without fueling resentment.
Why to read
As one of many actionable how-to books from Dale Carnegie’s prolific writing career, How to Win Friends and Influence People may be one of the most inspiring and important. Carnegie shares principles for building truly meaningful relationships while growing your network and influence over others. These are vastly important skills for connecting with people who share your beliefs and teaming up to make an impact in the world.
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About the author
Dale Carnegie was one of the leading thinkers on leadership and influence during his lifetime. He continues to influence the world of personal and leadership development through Dale Carnegie Training.
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