Our October book pick is therefore How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Dale's book is one of the best-selling books of all time.
We went down the geopolitics and economic route with our September book pick when we read - Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty.
Following the review of Why Nations Fail by Jefferson Amah and subsequent discussions, there is a consensus that a personalist perspective is missing from the argument proposed by Robinson and Acemoglu in their book.
Our October book pick is therefore How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Dale's book is one of the best-selling books of all time. Warren Buffett took the Dale Carnegie course "How to Win Friends and Influence People" when he was 20 years old, and to this day has the diploma in his office.
Most people find the sound of the second part of the book's title unsettling as the idea suggested by the literal text that friendship is a means to influence people reeks of a lack of genuineness that we couldn't possibly agree with. Is this the case or could it be a case of judging a book by its title? Let's find out.
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