Carnegie's book is a classic. It teaches one lessons in life that are not taught at any school or university. He focuses purely on the psychology of people and how we interact and respond to one another. He has studied people such as Lincoln, Roosevelt and Charles Schwab in great depth and draws from them the very essence of what made them legendary leaders of our time. You will learn how to make people respond to you in an extremely positive and enthusiastic way. You will learn how to give praise, curb critizism and avoid arguments with your fellow man. You will learn how to influence people to your way of thinking without them realizing it. He uses numerous examples of social interactions that have occured in his and other's lives and instructs you on how you could apply them to your life. The lessons are timeless and have been in practice well before Christ. If you are seeking knowledge about how to best manage people, improve business relationships or simply to improve yourself as a person - then you can do far worse than to read this book.