Dale Carnegie wrote the book How To Win Friends and Influence People in 1937. It currently ranks as the 9th best business book on The List. Do you agree? Is it that good?

Dale Carnegie – The List

On Entreprising

Dale Carnegie is featured on the Entreprising Review page for How to Win Friends and Influence People here, and of course on The List.

I’m sure he’ll be mentioned more on the site after I read How to Win Friends and Influence People later this month.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

This section will be populated with chapter grades by The Rubric as I complete the text.

In the meantime, perusing the reviews on Amazon and Goodreads shows that while many people adore this long-time favorite, there are those who also take issue with it’s outdated nature, along with some of the more sinister ways you can take and use his suggestions.

Check back here to see which way I fall on the controversy once I’ve read it and weigh in.

Other Books


Dale Carnegie passed away in 1955, but has remained at the top of many people’s minds as one of the most influential names in business.

His legacy continues with sales of his books, and the training company that goes by his name (I don’t know anything about the Dale Carnegie Training, and thus don’t endorse it).