I never met you in person, but your classic book How to Win Friends and Influence People has influenced my entire life.
As a young teenager struggling to find my place in the world, I stumbled across your enduring insight,
“We can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people, than we can in two years by trying to get people interested in us.”
The essential rightness of those words settled in my soul and have shaped my interactions ever since.
Your book is testimony to the truth that books change lives.
It may be optimistic, even bordering on hubris, to hope this book has half the impact as yours, but a woman can dream. :-)
The premise of Got Your Attention? is a nod to your original advice, ...