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    Carnegie and Groups

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    Archives The Carnegie book has already been very useful to me this semester. I actually have groups and semester-long group projects in 3 of my 4 classes this semester and it has really helped me learn how to handle them. The book is not simply about making friends but just …

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    Part 4

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    Softening the blow of criticism by starting with praise. This seems like a such a simple thing but its very rarely implemented. For example, when I was growing up, my brother played AAU Baseball. My dad was at every single game my brother played. The problem was always the …

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    Part 3

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    This is probably the portion of the book that I was most interested in reading. I am a very opinionated person and I feel strongly about my opinions but I have always struggled with getting people to see things my way. Based on Carnegie’s views, I’m going about it …

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    Part 2

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    Let me preface this by saying I may be slightly biased to some of Carnegie’s advice in this section. Let me explain…

    I am being perfectly honest when I say that I am not a fan of people as a whole. I think in general we are greedy, narcissistic …

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    Part One

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    I will start by being completely honest and saying that I was not looking forward to having to read this book. However, that being said, I was hooked by page 1! I was not expecting a book titled “How to Win Friends and Influenced People” to start off by …

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    Simon Sinek TED Talk

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    I watched this video a full three times before I fully understood all of. I had never really thought about why the most successful companies are actually the most successful even though other companies make products that are just as good. According to Sinek, these companies are successful because …

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    I am Not Special

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    I truly loved this speech! The reaction you can hear from the crowd when he tells them that they are not special was pretty funny. While his speech was entertaining, his words truly made sense. Our generation spends the majority of childhood being told we were all amazing, we …

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    Dark Matter

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    I’ll be honest, I was a little skeptical of this article and I really didn’t know what to expect. Honestly, what could dark matter possibly have to do with empathy? As it turns out, I was pretty wrong! I truly loved the way author managed to relate dark matter …

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    Smart Learners

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    Before I read this article, I had no idea there was such a thing as a “smart learner”. I always thought you either learned or you didn’t. I did learn something about myself though. I am not a smart learner. I have a few of the qualities such as …

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