“You can make more friends in two months by becoming genuinely interested in other people that you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”
Human Relations Principle #4: Become genuinely interested in other people.
(“Do this and you’ll be welcome anywhere.”)
(This is the fourth 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 to Win Friends and Influence People.))*
One can win the attention, time and cooperation of even the most sought-after people by becoming genuinely interested in them.
It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring. Read more