Monday May 30th 2011

Thought for the Day

“Don’t be afraid to give your best
to what seemingly are small jobs.
Every time you conquer one
it makes you that much stronger.
If you do the little jobs well,
the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.”

~ Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie*Dale Breckenridge Carnegie

Born: November 24, 1888 Maryville, Missouri
Died: November 1, 1955 (aged 66) Forest Hills, New York

An American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first published in 1936, a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, a biography of Abraham Lincoln entitled Lincoln the Unknown, and several other books. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people’s behavior by changing one’s reaction to them.

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See also  Daily Thought 10-01-08
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