Handling people

Principle 1

Dale Carnegie is a legendary name you will pick up more often in my blog due to this new Life Class Series that am humbled to share.

He is beyond awesome and I will be quoting his awesomeness like a fan drugged fully by his words.

You have a loyal fan in me Dale Carnegie – a loyal one indeed.

FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES IN HANDLING PEOPLE

“...IF YOU WANT TO GATHER HONEY, DON’T KICK OVER THE BEEHIVE…”

“…Criticism is futile because it puts a person on the defensive and usually makes him strive to justify himself. Criticism is dangerous, because it wounds a person’s precious pride, hurts his sense of importance, and arouses resentment…”

“…Hans Selye, another great psychologist, said, ‘As much as we thirst for approval, we dread condemnation.’…”

“…One of his favourite quotations was ‘Judge not, that ye be not judged.’ – refering to Mr.  Abraham Lincoln

“…sharp criticisms and rebukes almost invariably end in futility…”

“…’Don’t complain about the snow on your neighbour’s roof,’ said Confucious,’when your own doorstep is unclean.’…”

“…Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain –  and more fools do…”

“…’A great man shows his greatness,’ said Carlyle,’by the way he treats little men.’…”

Take time to read this beautiful and sensible piece by W.Livingstone Larned – FATHER FORGETS

“…Instead of condemning people, let’s try to understand them. Let’s try to figure out why they do what they do. That’s a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism; and it breeds sympathy, tolerance and kindness. ‘To know all is to forgive all’…”

“…As Dr.Johnson said: ‘God himself, sir, does not propose to judge man until the end of his days.’ Why should you and I?…”

PRINCIPLE 1

DON’T CRITICIZE, CONDEMN OR COMPLAIN

Dale Carnegie Rocks!

 

Happy Reading 💚

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