Dale Carnegie’s tips still work 

Last weekend I went to wedding banquet.

That was quite fancy celebration: lovely music, beautiful decorations… The restaurant was completely packed with hundred of people whom I haven’t met before. 

I don’t really love big celebrations (I even hate an idea of wearing high heeled shoes). 

I sipped some red wine and headed to the patio to get a breath of fresh air. Couple minutes later a man came up to me with a cigarrete in his mouth and began a conversation. Hmmm… Literally, he began a Monologue.

The man was a father of bridegroom and seemed to be bored with party also.

He told me lots of travel stories ( which I love!), so the monologue was quite curious and interesting. 

I just kept nodding, wondering and  saying “Hmmm”, “Really?”, “Wow!”… and sipping my drink.

But the point is I haven’t said a real word during our 20-30 min. “conversation”.

Next day few guests called me saing “The bridegroom’s father said you are a great conversationalist and he enjoyed your company so much… What have you been talking about?”.

I was quite surprised. I literally haven’t said a thing to be “nominated” as a good conversationalist.

Hah… Dale Carnegie was absolutely right saying the following:

Six ways to make people like you:

  • Become genuinely interested in other people.
  • Smile.
  • Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
  • Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
  • Talk in terms of the other person’s interests.
  • Make the other person feel important – and do it sincerely.

Such a curious experience…

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One thought on “Dale Carnegie’s tips still work 

  1. Yes,
    Dale Carnegi’s tips still working and let me try on you.
    -Become genuinely interested in other people.
    I am interested in your friendship.
    -Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
    Nyurah is your name.
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    By the way, K.L. Register is my good friend and from whose blog I have found you.
    Wishing you all the best…………………

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