Analysis Of Dale Carnegie's Classic

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Dale Carnegie’s classic, “How to Win Friends & Influence People,” has been the reason for many young business men and women’s success. Filled with knowledge on how to become a more likable individual, the “how-to” improvement book is filled with lessons and experiences that support the many principles found in the book. As a Senior, fast approaching graduation and the real world, I wanted to get a sense of how to become a better person that is ready to interact and communicate with a wide range of people in the business world. One of the many problems young adults face is learning how to manage others, collaborate with peers, and work for their boss. Carnegie’s book provides many lessons on how to do so, and puts them in to many different scenarios leaving the reader feeling informed and changed for the better. The book is set up as a very easy read, one that is not hard to follow and draws you in with stories and conversational writing. Divided into four parts with principles in each section, the novel allows the reader to build his knowledge with each chapter while being refreshed at the end of each part with the principle Carnegie looks to teach. Part one of the book is labeled, “Fundamental Techniques in Handling People.” Three different principles are harped on and taught by Carnegie in the first section, all helping the reader understand how to deal with confrontation, as well as, get the most out of your peers or employees. This section was very helpful to me,

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