Who Was Dale Carnegie?
Dale is considered by many to be the father of motivational speaking and self-help books. From the midwest with dashing good looks and experience as a sales man, he has such credits to his name as: How to Win Friends and Influence and How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.
His first big hit, "friends and influence" was published in 1936. According to online reviews it is effective because of its "illustrative stories and simple, well-phrased rules. Two of his most famous maxims are: 'Believe that you will succeed, and you will,' and 'Learn to love, respect and enjoy other people.' " --1983 World Book Encyclopedia