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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie - Unstated, Presumed 1st - 1936 - from E M Stern (SKU: #4026-82119)

How to Win Friends and Influence People

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie

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Spotting & rough edge wear to boards, Light toning, else contents appear unblemished in red cloth covered boards displaying moderate surface/edge/wear, as shown. Spine has been repaired.

This grandfather of all people-skills books was first published in 1936. It was an overnight hit, eventually selling 15 million copies. How to Win Friends and Influence People is just as useful today as it was when it was first published, because Dale Carnegie had an understanding of human nature that will never be outdated. Financial success, Carnegie believed, is due 15 percent to professional knowledge and 85 percent to "the ability to express ideas, to assume leadership, and to arouse enthusiasm among people." He teaches these skills through underlying principles of dealing with people so that they feel important and appreciated. He also emphasizes fundamental techniques for handling people without making them feel manipulated. Carnegie says you can make someone want to do what you want them to by seeing the situation from the other person's point of view and ...

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How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the first bestselling self-help books ever published. Written by Dale Carnegie and first published in 1936, it has sold 15 million copies globally. Leon Shimkin of the publishing firm Simon & Schuster took one of the 14-week courses given by Carnegie in 1934. Shimkin persuaded Carnegie to let a stenographer take notes from the course to be revised for publication. In 1981 a new revised edition updated the language and updated anecdotes.

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I have this book in excellent condition and I wants to sell it as well
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E M Stern US (US)
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How to Win Friends and Influence People
Dale Carnegie
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Used - Good/No DJ.
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Unstated, Presumed 1st
Universal Book & Bible House
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, Pa
Date published
312 Pages

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About E M Stern

I no longer am in a store. Retired and now I am selling a huge inventory of rare and very old books. Huge selection of Jewish books, due to liquidation of a Jewish Temple.


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