The Dale Carnegie business approach to interpersonal communication has now endured for over 100 years. During that time, millions of leaders and managers across the Northwest and the world have learned about strategies and have created both goals and objectives. Every aspect of Dale Carnegie Training is driven by only two ingredients: common sense and simplicity.
In the 2013 Web 3.0 world, the lessons of Dale Carnegie have not only survived but still continue to grow with timeless teaching and unbelievable credibility. Let’s look at how S.I.M.P.L.E. and effective the concepts are:
- S: Success is the true foundation of everything Carnegie. Everything goes back to being a better professional and human being.
- I: Interest in leadership excellence and support drives good management.
- M: Mission and its true daily activities give organizations a centered approach to both change and opportunity.
- P: Principles like those found within the pages of the 1936 classic, How to Win Friends and Influence People, is still the only book of its kind targeted to professional prosperity.
- L: Leaders and followers alike can get something from every Carnegie class and seminar. Change begins with understanding.
- E: Effort is the key to both wellness and improvement in the organization. Being proactive means both support and guidance by everyone who wants to get better.
Although the tools and strategies of today’s businesses are different that those of the 1930’s and 1940’s, this timeless advice of how to communicate across the organization, lead others , work effectively, and build relationships remain invaluable for decades to come.
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