How To Win Friends and Influence People

Are you able to get new friends on demand? Or are you still struggling to maintain healthy relationships?

Maybe you are not able to get your family involved in important discussions because someone gets altered and the session ends pretty quickly …

Or maybe you can’t keep a healthy relationship with the people you work with.

It’s stressful and you wish you wouldn’t have to see their twisted faces for a while…

You see, the ability to talk properly is the fastest way of distinction. That’s what makes a leader different from the followers.

We are social beings and as such we are constantly communicating our emotions through words, and more importantly: non verbal communication.

We are able to see cues but more critical we are always sending these signals in auto-pilot: gestures, hand movements, postures, verbal tones.

If you would like to master the ability to win people’s hearts and trust, then you should get a copy of Dale Carnegie’s Book: How To Win Friends And Influence People.

Remember that influencing is not the same as manipulation.  It’s just a clever way to get things done the way you wished for.

So, let’s see what we can learn from this book to start taking action in our lives. There’s no better results than the knowledge applied after acquired.

How To Win Friends and Influence People

Techniques You Can Develop To Handle People

  • Whenever a situation occurs: avoid criticizing or complaining at all costs. Take a moment to breathe deeply and think of something positive about this situation.
  • Always give a sincere appreciation to those around you. People really like to receive compliments, but they can tell when they are fake. Try to make them say “Thank you” very often.
  • Inspire a burning desire in the other person. It is by inspiration that we influence people the most.

Six Ways To Make People Like You

  • Become genuinely interested in other people. We all like to talk about ourselves so that sometimes we forget to listen. Show this interest in other people and see how they talk about themselves. If you listen, they will appreciate it and subconsciously like you more.
  • It’s always good to smile when we listen or talk. As social beings we are looking for signs of approval on people’s faces. If we show disgust or anger, we repel people. If we show happiness, they will stay to us and feel better. Keep your face muscles going up.
  • Learn people’s name and use them pretty often in conversations. This is the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Subconsciously there’s a connection between your name’s sound and mother care. Who doesn’t call their babies by name with a soft and lovely voice?
  • Talk in terms of the other person’s interests. If they like what they hear, they will perceive your commands as an aid that leads to less resistance.
  • Make the other person feel important, and do it sincerely. One of the main reason people get depressed is because they feel that they give no value to this world. Make them feel otherwise and see how they become more productive.

Win People To Your Way of Thinking

  • A better resolution of an argument is to avoid it. If two people can’t agree, there’s no use of trying to solve it. Sometimes it’s best to agree to disa