How To Enjoy Your Life And Your Job
Even if you love your work, you probably have days when almost nothing goes right. Bestselling author Dale Carnegie shows you how to make every day more exciting and rewarding -- how you can get more done, and have more fun doing it. Dale Carnegie's time-tested advice will ...more
Life is very much what we make it, and since most of us spend the greater part of our lives at work, it follows that we should be making the best of our working lives. This book demonstrates that anyone can achieve greater satisfaction in both their home life and their job by learning to integrate business, social and personal fulfilment. It includes - Seven ways to peace and happiness - Fundamental techniques for handling people - Ways to win ...more
I'll give 4 stars because few of the things in this novel gets repeated with other novels authored by Dale like How to win friends and influence people, The leader in you, etc.
Coming to the content of the book, it's very palatable and easy to read and understand. This is like a practical handbook! Most of the incidents mentioned are the real one and helped Dale in his personal life.
After reading this book your life and job won't be changed from monotonous, boring movie into thrilling,...more
But it's a short book and reading those anecdotes on famous people including Abraham Lincoln, one more time, can only help.
As I continue the book, I could see I have made many mistakes in addressing people. Sure, everyone doesn't like taking order, they like saving their face in public, being encouraged and empowered. I really appreciated people who have stayed and worked with me so far. Although I made many mistakes in leading them, they ...more
You are something new in this world. Be glad of it
Don’t pretend to be someone you’re not
Don’t ever criticize others
You can easily demotivate your people by criticizing. This hurts pride, crushes the ego and creates hatred
If criticizing is necessary, then the first talk of your weaknesses
If you know you’ve put in every effort, don’t let criticism affect you
Remember that unjust criticism is often a disguised compliment. Remember that no one ever kicks a dead ...more
Interesting view of how teaching other people well can reflect well on your work and home life.
Without we realize we always complaining lack of this and that but sometimes we didn't know that the other have nothing compare, to our life.
I love this one quote saying:
"I had the blues because I ...more
The title was a bait that got me into this but most of the book was the repitition of the books I mentioned earler.
Nevertheless, it served as a reread of some important points I read earlier.
My major takeaway from this book is to prioritize to avoid procrastination, to enjoy what I've achieved, and to avoid criticism. Sometimes, I fail to realize that I've already achieved a lot by becoming a medical doctor. This book definitely puts things into perspective.