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Human Relations Principle #16 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson   Human Relations Principle #16: Let the other person feel that the idea is his or hers. (“How to get cooperation.”) (This is the sixteenth in a series of articles where I […]

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Human Relations Principle #15 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“If you want enemies, excel your friends; but if you want friends, let your friends excel you.” ~La Rochefoucauld, French philosopher   Human Relations Principle #15: Let the other person do a great deal of the talking. (“The safety valve in handling complaints.”) (This is the fifteenth in a series of articles where I will […]

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Human Relations Principle #14 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“He who treads softly goes far.” ~Chinese Proverb         Human Relations Principle #14: Get the other person saying “yes, yes” immediately. (“The secret of Socrates.”) (This is the fourteenth in a series of articles where I will encapsulate each of Dale Carnegie’s timeless, life-changing principles for dealing with people. (Adapted from How […]

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Human Relations Principle #13 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

Abe Lincoln said, “If a man’s heart is rankling with discord and ill feeling toward you, you can’t win him to your way of thinking with all the logic in Christendom. Scolding parents and domineering bosses and husbands and nagging wives ought to realize that people don’t want to change their minds. They can’t be […]

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Human Relations Principle #12 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“By fighting you never get enough, but by yielding you get more than you expected.” ~Proverb   Human Relations Principle #12: If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically. (This is the twelfth in a series of articles where I will encapsulate each of Dale Carnegie’s timeless, life-changing principles for dealing with people. (Adapted from […]

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Human Relations Principle #11 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to find it within himself.” ~Galileo   Human Relations Principle #11: Show respect for the other person’s opinions. Never tell a person he or she is wrong. (“A sure way to making enemies—and how to avoid it.”) (This is the eleventh in a series […]

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Human Relations Principle #10 to Win People to Your Way of Thinking

“If you argue and rankle and contradict, you may achieve a victory sometimes; but it will be an empty victory because you will never get your opponent’s good will.” ~Ben Franklin   Human Relations Principle #10: The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. (“You can’t win an argument.”) […]

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Human Relations Principle #9 to Become a Friendlier Person

“Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn of him.” ~Emerson Almost everyone considers himself or herself important, very important. Human Relations Principle 9: Make the other person feel important—and do it sincerely. (“How to make people like you instantly.”) (This is the ninth in a series of articles […]

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Human Relations Principle #8 to Become a Friendlier Person

Make yourself agreeable to earn the interest of others.       Human Relations Principle 8: Talk in terms of the other person’s interests. (“How to interest people.”) (This is the eighth in a series of articles where I will encapsulate each of Dale Carnegie’s timeless, life-changing principles for dealing with people. (Adapted from How […]

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Human Relations Principle #7 to Become a Friendlier Person

Successful business interaction is not a mystery. Nothing is so praiseworthy and important as paying exclusive attention to the person who is speaking to you.     Human Relations Principle 7: Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves. (“An easy way to become a good conversationalist.”) (This is the seventh in a […]