Grade 9 Business Lesson 76

Today I learned about part 11 of How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. In the third chapter of part 3 titled, “If You’re Wrong, Admit it” he talks about.

  1. Story about a dog without a muzzle
  2. Strategy: pre-emptive self-rebuke
  3. Lee after Pickett’s charge

In the fourth chapter of part 3 titled, “A Drop of Honey” he talks about.

  1. Woodrow Wilson on compromise
  2. Rockefeller Jr. on compromise
  3. What do you want to win?

What to conclude from this?

  1. Disarm your opponent in advance by a pre-confrontation surrender.
  2. Listen to the other guy’s story.
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Grade 9 Business Lesson 74

Today I learned about part 9 of How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. In the first chapter of part 3 titled, “You Can’t Win an Argument” he talks about.

  1. Why argue?
  2. What are you trying to accomplish?
  3. Why are you trying to accomplish it?
  4. People get more fixed in their views.
  5. You lost good will.
  6. The feeling of importance.
  7. Submit initially.

In the second chapter of part 3 titled, “Avoid Making Enemies” he talks about.

  1. Are you right 55% of the time?
  2. Persuade people with subtlety.
  3. Customer complaints: admit them early, then listen.
  4. Do not tell people they are wrong.
  5. Ridicule does not persuade a target.
  6. Ben Franklin’s turnaround
  7. Ask friendly questions

What to conclude from this?

  1. Arguing does not persuade the other person.
  2. Arguing alienates the other person.
  3. Don’t tell someone he is wrong.

Grade 9 Science Lesson 11

Today I learned about projectile motion and centripetal acceleration.

  • More projectile motion
    • Fired straight up, time in flight, comes down with same speed as it went up
    • Second, use that time to figure calculate how far the projectile goes.
  • Centripetal acceleration
    • Race cars
    • Satellites

Grade 9 Business Lesson 73

Today I learned about part 8 of How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. In the fifth chapter of part 2 titled, “How to Interest People” he talks about.

  1. Teddy Roosevelt studied books in advance.
  2. Edward Chalif and the $1 million check.
  3. Henry Duvernoy and the Hotel Greeters

In the sixth chapter of part 2 titled, “Make People Like You Instantly” he talks about.

  1. Identify another person’s #1 advantage.
  2. Complement him on his advantage.
  3. Make the other person feel important.
  4. This requires sincere appreciation.
  5. Phrases of subordination: “I’m sorry to…”
  6. Everyone is superior to you in some way.
  7. Compliment a successful person on something he is not known for.