Celebrating the seventy-fifth anniversary of the original landmark bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People, comes an up-to-the-minute adaptation of Carnegie’s timeless prescriptions for the digital age.
Dale Carnegie’s principles have endured for nearly a century. Since its original publication in 1936, his timeless classic How to Win Friends and Influence People has gone on to sell 15 million copies. Now, introducing new listeners to Carnegie’s words of wisdom, comes How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age, a new guide for a new era.
Dale Carnegie could never have predicted the trajectory that new media would take, and the ways that the simple television screen would be adapted into computers and handheld communication devices. He didn’t know the term “social media” and Facebook was something not even dreamed of in Buck Rogers cartoons. And yet his lessons remain relevant for everyone who communicates online today. In fact, with problems such as cyber bullying and email etiquette, we need Carnegie’s help more than ever. Dale Carnegie and Associates, Inc. has re-imagined Carnegie’s lasting lessons for this difficult digital age, reframing Carnegie’s insights about communication, self-expression, and leadership. This book is a must-have guide for anyone who wants to find success on Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, and any social media format today and in the future.
Use in tandem with the original
I feel that this is one of the better audiobooks I've ever purchased. The narrator has a pleasant tone that is engaging and easy to listen to. So many great books are destroyed when they are converted into audiobooks simply because of a poor choice of reader but this is not the case here. As for the book itself, I believe it contains valuable insight in how we connect today and the best ways for us to use it either in business or personal relationships. However I do feel that when it comes to the original vs the digital age version neither is a good substitute for the other. I would recommend reading/listening to both for they are each valuable in their own way.
An understandable reader? It's a miracle!
Let me say how wonderful it is to hear a narrator that doesn't sound synthesized or nasally. And oh yeah, the book gets five stars too. Go Carnegie, go Carnegie...
This book is full of life lessons
It may seem like "common sense" as one person wrote, but it isn't all that commonly practiced. I have listened to this off and on for a year, and find that I quickly forget many of the principles taught. This is well read, and easy to put into practice. I think its a must for everyone. It would be a much nicer world.