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How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Author: Dale Carnegie

Year Published: 1936

Description: One of the first best sellers in the self-help genre, How to Win Friends and Influence People emphasizes the importance of interpersonal skills over professional skills in attaining personal and financial success. Throughout the book, this assertion is illustrated through personal anecdotes about people, both well-known and not. The genesis of the book was a 14-week course led by Carnegie that Leon Shimkin of the publishing firm Simon & Schuster took and, upon completion, convinced Carnegie to adapt for publication. Originally published in 1936, it was updated in 1981.

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