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Give honest and sincere appreciation

Give honest and sincere appreciation

This chapter explains the second principle of human relations: Give honest and sincere appreciation. The author claims that people crave for recognition and praise and that giving them genuine appreciation can win their cooperation and loyalty. He warns against flattery, which is insincere and manipulative. He gives examples of how leaders like Lincoln, Schwab, and Carnegie used appreciation to motivate and influence others. He advises us to look for the good in people and make them feel important.


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This book shows the importance of avoiding criticism and understanding human nature in dealing with people. It also gives some suggestions on how to get the most out of reading the book, such as reviewing it frequently, applying the principles in daily life, and keeping a record of one’s progress. The web page aims to persuade the reader that mastering the art of human relations can lead to a richer, fuller, happier, and more fulfilling life.

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Appreciation and flattery

  • Flattery is selfish and insincere. It’s cheap praise. You tell the other person precisely what he thinks about himself.
  • Appreciation is unselfish and sincere. It happens when we stop thinking about ourselves and begin to think of the other person’s good points.

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