5. Latest Read: How to win friends and influence people. By Dale Carnegie
A building requires many bricks for a strong foundation. Many "YES's" builds strong foundations. "Yes" to friendliness.
Don't stop at the initial praise, be sure to encourage the other person and praise them for every improvement that make, no matter how small.
4. Latest Read: How to win friends and influence people. By Dale Carnegie
Whenever your telling someone they're wrong, you're basically saying, "I'm smarter than you." This is a direct attack on their self -esteem, and they will want to retaliate because you're clearly disrespecting their opinions.
The next time you realize you're in the wrong, admit it enthusiastically. It will produce better results, and you'll find it's actually much more enjoyable than having to defend yourself when the other person points out your mistake.
3. Latest Read: How to win friends and influence people. By Dale Carnegie
The New York telephone company conducted a study on the most frequently used words in telephone conversations.Can you guess which world topped the list?"I.."If you want to be more interesting stop talking and just listen. Ask others about themselves and encourage them to speak in length.
Whenever meeting someone new prepare yourself for the meeting by reading everything you can about the other person's interest. If you're not sure about the other person's interest remember there's one topic everyone is interested in: Themselves.
2. Latest Read: How to win friends and influence people. By Dale Carnegie
The "Smile Challenge" He began the day by greeting loved one's with a smile then smiling at the door man of his building, then the cashier at the subway booth, then the traders on the trading floor and his colleagues in the office. The Result ?Make the challenge yours! Your family, Your friends, Your work environment.
Remember a persons name make it a deliberate habit. Use their name and use it in conversation frequently.Catch the name, if unsure ask for it to be repeated or even spelled out if needed. Then repeat it back to the person multiple times to associate it the person to whom you're talking. Write it down to enforce the memory.
Latest Read: How to win friends and influence people. By Dale Carnegie
Many Successful peoplel actually made it a habit to never openly criticize others. Benjamine Franklin, for instance, claimed that the secret of his success was to "Speak ill of no man."
Think about the Golden Rule: Treat others as you would like others to treat you.Leave little sparks of appreciation in your wake and you will be surprised to see how positively people react when their hunger for recognition is fed.