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I learned from this book the value of good communication with others and the best way to communicate for maximal success in relationships, happiness, business, and life overall

I practiced these ideas until they became second nature and they have to proved to be very useful in many aspects of my life

I will share the fundamental principles so people can better apply them to their lives

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  • We crave acceptance
  • Communicating and connecting with others is a skill that can be trained and improved
  • Have humility. Some of these principles may go against your own. To improve, you need to have the humility to look at them objectively and test them for yourself

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EPICTETUS

"The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.”

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ARISTOTLE

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”

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Making People Like You

  1. Become genuinely interested in other people-Interest in others will allow you to make real friends
  2. Smile-Your smile is a show of light and happiness in the world. Everyone likes someone who smiles
  3. A person’s name...

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Winning People to Your Way of Thinking

  1. The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it
  2. Show respect for the other person’s opinions. Never say, “You’re wrong.”
  3. If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically

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Being a Leader

  1. Begin with praise and honest appreciation
  2. Call attention to people’s mistakes indirectly
  3. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person
  4. Ask questions instead of...

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PLATO

"Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”

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Handling People

  1. Don't Criticise, condemn or complain - We learn faster and retain knowledge better when rewarded for good behavior than punished for bad behavior
  2. Give honest and sincere appreciation - People need to feel appreciated. Sincere apprec...

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THEODORE ROOSEVELT

"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat"

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