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How to Win Friends and  Influence People by Dale Carnegie.

READING AND BOOKIE LIFE UPDATE

“An Easy Way to Become a Good Conversationalist: Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.”

“Don’t criticize, condemn or complain”. Instead of condemning people trying to understand them gives their reasons for doing things. This more profitable as it breeds sympathy, kindness and tolerance.

I’ve read four chapters between Parts 1 &2. The life principles in this groundbreaking guidebook is making me question, learn and act. Different stories of people who practically lived using these principles are narrated.

A recommended text for my Professional ADR Skills and Accreditation and Certification Course Modules 1& 2 hosted by Insitute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC Nigeria). My week has been fast paced and productive.

I learnt how to tender a proper apology during the Mediation training yesterday. Which made me realise how some apologies I’ve given are inadequate.

1. ‘I Am Sorry’, acknowledge your action with sincerity.

2. Be specific about what you’re sorry for.

3. State what you intend to do to prevent a reoccurrence.

I’m writing my accreditation exams this weekend. Mock Trial is here and its preparations have swallowed my evenings. I volunteered to be a Judge. This should help me practise my communication skills and knowledge of Criminal Law.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice in this groundbreaking guidebook teaches;

*The Six Ways to Make People Like You,

*The Twelve Ways to Win People to your Way of Thinking,

*The Nine Ways to Change People without Arousing Resentment and much more.

It is a recommended read for the Professional ADR Skills and Accreditation and Certification Course Modules 1& 2 hosted by Insitute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC Nigeria).

I was delighted when I got this book this morning. I’d just shared on my WhatsApp, ‘I am tired of people. I just want to read and eat’. My delight was short-lived finding out the Accreditation Exams are on Sunday. But reading this widely raved book and getting professional ADR Skills is exciting. This simply means its going to be a long week ahead. I need to conclude LIE TO ME, DAN by Longrin Wetten and share my review soon. I hope I can submit my due draft for The Spine in Her Back today. Law School is stretching me o.

I shared a gush-fest review of captivating The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid yesterday on my bookstagram. Do check it out Gem!