Simon & Schuster
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How To Win Friends And Influence People in the Digital Age is a classical adaptation of the timeless self-help book for the modern age of technology. The book includes tips and techniques on improving conversational skills and making friends quickly.
Summary of the Book
How To Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age is a self-help book which will help the readers develop self-confidence and grow as a leader by improving their communication skills and making new friends. The book acknowledges that the times are changing and the management and communication techniques of yesteryear are no longer effective in the today's corporate and digital world. The book provides fresh and novel ideas on how to deal with people and organizations on a micro and macro level. How To Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age also educates the readers on how to make great first impressions, build trust and merit, and delve in engaging conversation with people.
With the emergence of several social networking sites, the dominance of electronic mail, and the ways in which the internet has made face-to-face interactions possible, Dale Carnegie's ideas and perceptions seem all the more appropriate for today's tech savvy world. Brent Cole has rewritten the original book for the digital age by updating and re-framing Carnegie's insights about communication and leadership.
About Dale Carnegie
Dale Carnegie, born in 1888, was an American author and lecturer. Carnegie's has written books like Art of Public Speaking, Five Minute Biographies, Lincoln, the Unknown, Little Known Facts About Well Known People, and How to Stop Worrying And Start Living. His first collection of writings, Public Speaking: A Practical Course For Business Men, was published in 1926.
The author studied at the State Teacher's College in Warrensburg, and later attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York. In 1912, he started teaching, and his courses concentrated on improving self-confidence, interpersonal skills, public speaking expertise, and salesmanship. He also established the Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations, which now has branches in over eighty countries. Eight million individuals are said to have completed the training. Carnegie passed away in 1955, in Forest Hills, New York.