Posts Tagged ‘ How to Win Friends and Influence People ’

Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

March 18, 2014
Day 969. Enthusiasm in the workplace

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 969.  Monday, November 18, 2013 I finished explaining my idea for a marketing campaign. George:  “I love it!  THAT is a really good idea.” George was visibly excited and pleased. I was happy, relieved and grateful. Smiling Daffodil:  “Yes, it is a great idea.  Be sure…

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Day 956. Take the time to listen. You’ll be inspired by others!

March 9, 2014
Day 956.  Take the time to listen.  You’ll be inspired by others!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 956.  Tuesday, November 5, 2013 I walked in to Starbucks and was happy to see Emily. Smiling Daffodil: “I haven’t seen you in awhile.” Emily:  “I work different shifts these days—usually I’m off by the time you come in.  By the way, thank you for the…

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Day 920. Create happiness for others.

October 6, 2013
Day 920. Create happiness for others.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 920.  Monday, September 30, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, this is going to sound a bit anti-Carnegie, but why did I take so many photos at the dance competition?  Why do I feel a need to post photos for all my friends?  What is the point?” Roe: …

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Day 919. I was dressed very flashy and wondered if I’d get rebuked… instead a little girl smiled at me.

October 6, 2013
Day 919.  I was dressed very flashy and wondered if I’d get rebuked… instead a little girl smiled at me.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 919.  Sunday, September 29, 2013 I was wearing ballroom style makeup— complete with fake eyelashes.  I also had my hair up and it was adorned with crystals. Although the ballroom dance competition was over I didn’t want to remove my makeup– and I certainly didn’t want…

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Day 918. How to be a good conversationalist…

October 6, 2013
Day 918.  How to be a good conversationalist…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 918.  Saturday, September 28, 2013 Georgene:  “Smiling Daffodil, I’d like you to meet Jim.  Jim, this is Smiling Daffodil.” I knew who Jim was.  He’s a Lindy Hopper.  A really good one.  I had asked Georgene to introduce us. Smiling Daffodil:  I’m a big fan of…

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Day 903. Ever feel unimportant? Read this post.

October 6, 2013
Day 903.  Ever feel unimportant?  Read this post.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 903.  Friday, September 13, 2013 I wasn’t very interested in going to dance class today.  When I arrived one of my good friends was getting out of her car.  I smiled and waved at her.  This put me in a good mood. Once inside the studio…

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Day 890. How a child improved my mood.

September 24, 2013
Day 890.  How a child improved my mood.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 890.  Saturday, August 31, 2013 My impression of the city wasn’t positive.  Street vendors harassed us until we relented and bought a poster from them.  When another vendor—or perhaps the same one—later approached us—I looked at him sternly and said:  “NO.”  Oh the glare I gave…

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Day 869. We were stranded at 10:30 pm at Target… time for some Carnegie!

August 11, 2013
Day 869.  We were stranded at 10:30 pm at Target… time for some Carnegie!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 869.  Saturday, August 10, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Should I go inside Target and see if anyone will help us?” Roe:  “Yes, go ahead and try.” I walked toward the entrance and prayed I’d find someone.  It was late and who would want to help us anyway?” The moment I…

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Day 859. There’s a Dale Carnegie principle that is better than Java Chip Frappuccinos!

August 1, 2013
Day 859.  There’s a Dale Carnegie principle that is better than Java Chip Frappuccinos!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 859.  Wednesday, July 31, 2013 After my trip to Starbucks I sat down at my desk and began writing. I put this task off for several days—but decided today was the day. I had great material— though it was all floating in my head.  None of…

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Day 842. Relationships are mutually beneficial — and are an extraordinary gift.

July 15, 2013
Day 842.  Relationships are mutually beneficial — and are an extraordinary gift.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 842.  Sunday, July 14, 2013 I sat staring at my blank plate.  I had 5 paint colors to choose from— but I had no idea what I wanted to paint on my plate. While it was my idea to gather friends at the ceramic shop to paint— I wasn’t…

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