Make Your First Dollar, Profit from the Power of Proof: Dale Carnegie’s Baby Steps Rise to Blockbuster Success
How to Win Friends and Influence People is one of the best-selling books of all time, but Dale Carnegie’s career did not start off with a bang. In fact, Carnegie was nearly 50 before he finally stumbled upon the key secret to his success. In this episode of Classic Influence, we’ll explore the power of proof, the small start, and how baby steps can be carefully calculated to create blockbuster success.(#Sponsored)
Episode Overview: One cold evening in January 1936, with the world in the midst of the Great Depression, Dale Carnegie addressed a sold-out, standing-room-only crowd at the luxurious Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City. Despite the global economic crisis, Carnegie, in a series of full-page newspaper ads, had promised the attendees that they could increase their incomes, and he was about to deliver on that promise. But how exactly did Carnegie come to discover these priceless, proven secrets of social, professional, and financial success? In this episode of Classic Influence, we’ll travel back to the 1930s and discover how a man born into poverty on a farm in Missouri came to become one of the best-selling authors of all time, “The Father of Self-Help,” and, in time, the head of a thriving personal development empire the likes of which the world had never before seen.