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Writing a sincere thank you note is one of the professional skills that can make a lasting favorable impression. People like being appreciated. One of Dale Carnegie’s fundamental human relation principles is “Give honest, sincere appreciation.”
Dale Carnegie Principle #28 from bestselling book How to Win Friends and Influence People and featured The Dale Carnegie Course: Effective Communication and Human Relations – Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to
(Fortune) — Twenty-five years ago, when he was asked to assemble a list of the “Ten Books That Shaped the American Character,” critic Jonathan Yardley summoned the works of the great ones: Thoreau and Whitman, Twain and Hemingway, Thorstein Veblen and W.E.B. Du Bois. And standing next to them in this pantheon of the nation’s literary giants, he also placed the man who once told America to read his work “with a crayon, pencil, pen, magic marker, or highlighter in your hand. When you come across a suggestion that you feel you can use, draw a line beside it.”
Dale Carnegie Training®, the international leader in performance-based workforce training and solutions, is pleased to announce the availability of its popular “Secrets to Success” application for download on the BlackBerry handheld. Previously available exclusively for the iPhone, the application is now available for $2.99 through the BlackBerry app world webstore http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/), as well as on the Dale Carnegie website (http://www.dalecarnegie.com/app/). The launch comes as welcomed news to the legions of BlackBerry owners who could previously not access the business application, which reached the #1 paid business app spot on the iTunes bestseller list within one week of its release in February 2010.