How To Win Friends And Influence People


  • Author: Dale Carnegie
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • ISBN-13: 9780091906351
  • Pages: 275
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2004


About The Book

How To Win Friends And Influence People was first published in 1936, and this edition was released in 2004. This self-help book teaches readers how to deal with people, which is usually the biggest problem that one faces. Packed with time-tested advice and practical techniques, this book is designed for those who want to make their lives more fulfilling. How To Win Friends And Influence People is divided into four parts. The first one includes three fundamental techniques on how to handle people. The author says that it is important to give sincere appreciation, and to avoid criticism as it makes people defensive. The second portion explains six ways to make people like a person. Readers are encouraged to show interest in other people, to remember names, to smile often, and to become good listeners. In addition to this, the book illustrates how to make someone feel important.

About The Author

Dale Harbison Carnegie (/?k??rn??i/; spelled Carnagey until c. 1922; November 24, 1888-November 1, 1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), Lincoln the Unknown (1932), and several other books