The key lesson in Chapter 2 is one that I learned some time back -- the impact of appreciation and gratitude. Carnegie includes several anecdotes about instances where being appreciative resulted in positive outcomes for the appreciator, but is insistent that his recommendation is not to flatter. He juxtaposes flattery with appreciation and points out … Continue reading Carnegie Chronicles: What are we doing to spread positivity?
I’d never thought of reading Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People even though I knew of it back in my college days. Recently, I found out that this book is part of Buffer’s hiring criteria -- and I have so much respect for Buffer, their values, and their team -- so it … Continue reading Mining wisdom from Dale Carnegie