Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Dale Carnegie: Taking Chances

“The man who goes the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets from shore.”
- Dale Carnegie

In life you must be willing to take chances in order to achieve your goals. When taking chances, do so with conviction. Belief in yourself is a prerequisite to the leadership of others. People follow those they've come to respect. Here are some tips as to how to develop the skills of a leader:
  • Be assertive when speaking with others, not aggressive
  • Ask questions instead of giving direct orders
  • Control the situations in your life instead of letting them control you
  • Speak up on behalf of your ideas before someone else willingly does so for you

Dale Carnegie training website http://www.dalecarnegie.com

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