How to Make Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie


How to Make Friends & Influence People by Dale CarnegieWhen I look at my reading preferences during different life stages, I see that my taste was changing with my age. When I was a teenager, I was mainly interested in business and personal development books. ‘How to Win Friends & Influence People’ by Dale Carnegie was one of the most favorite books of my teenagehood. 

Dale Carnegie is a classic author of several internationally bestselling books. He is a pioneer in the field of influences and public speaking. ‘How to Win Friend and Influence People’ is a book about communication, psychological influence, and public speaking. Throughout the book, Dale Carnegie reveals the hidden aspects and secrets of the human psyche. He talks about very obvious, but at the same time, unrecognizable things. The whole book is built on the base of human psychology. Winning friends and making influence requires the knowledge of psychology which is a huge science. Dale Carnegie talks about the essential psychological points. In the book, Dale Carnegie claims and proves that public speaking is the best way to become famous and influential. He talks about the fear of public speaking and gives recommendations on how to avoid this fear. This book is a classic masterpiece on the art of communication and influence. 

When we are very young, every single book reveals a lot of new and unique things to us. Later, when you have read a couple of hundreds of books, new books bring little of novelty in your reading experience. I see that the majority of business books and books on personal development repeat each other. I first encountered ‘How to Win Friends & Influence People’ by Dale Carnegie when I was a teenager. This book made a big impact on my understanding of people and successful communication. Nowadays, I still use the tips given by the author in this book. I can say that this wonderful work helped me a lot. 

Likely, you have already read this classic masterpiece. If you were preoccupied with new book releases and you haven’t paid attention to ‘How to Win Friends & Influence People’, then, you should surely read this book. Maybe it won’t be an eye-opening book for people above 25, but it will surely bring a lot of novelty in your understanding of people, the psychology of communication and influence. 

Written by Bahtiyar
Bahtiyar is a businessman, Internet marketer, blogger, traveler, and the founder of one of the world's most popular blogs Bahtiyar World.