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    Howdy. This is Bob. The Bob of Bob Blog. This blog contains about five minutes of my thoughts each day. A record. A history. And occasionally worth reading.

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    Sunday, January 23, 2005  
    BOOK: How to Win Friends and Influence People
    Supposedly a business classic, I read "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie. 250 pages can be summed up in the section summary page. Not a complete waste because the stories he tells are interesting and perhaps will spark a desire to read more about the famous people/historical events mentioned. But it feels a little bit like the cult of Carnegie. Smile, send us money, and come back for another session.

    The summary:
    * Don't criticize, comdemn or complain
    * Give honest and sincere appreciation
    * Arouse in the other person an eager want

    Everything we are learning about training our dog Tender applies to people. Reward their good behavior.

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