If you recall, my New Year’s resolution was to read one book a month. Going into the month of May, I have read 8 books, and I am on track to complete 2 more by June. One of the books I am reading now is “How to win friends and influence people,” by Dale Carnegie.

Almost every time I look up “best business books to read,” this book is listed. I can finally understand why. Carnegie’s masterpiece is an easy, fantastic read. Originally, it was written in 1936. Decades later, the principles of human behavior listed in the book are relevant today.

The principles that Carnegie covers are not difficult to digest. Honestly, I believe they’re common sense. The problem is that we tend to be so self-absorbed and self-promoting that we neglect others around us.

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