The Dale Carnegie Leadership Mastery Course: How to Challenge Yourself and Others to Greatness

Version: Abridged
Author: Dale Carnegie
Narrator: Dale Carnegie
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Development, Management & Leadership
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio/Nightingale-Conant
Published In: September 2001
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours
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In a world quickly becoming more virtual, human relations skills are being lost -- along with the skill of leadership. When you develop your leadership ability through The Dale Carnegie Leadership Mastery Course you'll learn to be flexible, adaptable, and trustworthy, as well as a tough and decisive distributor of power. Learn all the secrets of leadership mastery:

* Gain the respect and admiration of others using little-known secrets of America's most successful leaders.
* Get family, friends, and coworkers to do what you ask because they want to do it, not because they have to.
* Respond effectively when under crisis using proven techniques for thinking clearly and reducing anxiety under pressure.
* Accomplish twice as much by learning to motivate others to perform at their best.
* Make powerful decisions and follow through on them using Carnegie's action formula.

A valuable tool that stands next to the classic How to Win Friends and Influence People, The Dale Carnegie Leadership Mastery Course offers a proven formula for success.

Reviews (8)

A rehash of how to win friends

Written by Mike from Mission Viejo, CA on August 12th, 2015

  • Book Rating: 2/5

Very little new here, if you read or heard how to win friends don' t bother, it's the same info.

Leadership Review

Written by Caren Clift on February 26th, 2008

  • Book Rating: 3/5

The information from this CD set was good, the delivery was just long and drawn out. It made it difficult at times to pull out the helpful stuff. The only reason I didn't stop listening was because I didn't want to quit in middle of the book, I didn't want to leave it unfinished.

The Dale Carnegie Leadership Mastery Course: How To Challenge Yourself and Others To Greatness

Written by Kathy Monacelli on September 18th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 5/5

I have ultimate likeness for Dale Carnegie for many reasons. The business entreprenuership of Dale Carnegie is superb. I happen to be fond of the techniques that people should be listening to each other rather than cultivating an argument. Arguments and rough-housing will ultimately not be any profound solution to any problem. I enjoyed most of the listening of Dale Carnegie's message to allow others to express feelings and intuitions, in order for you to control or receive greatness. In many respects, the only method for individuals in business will be for one individual to speak and allow the message to be stated, while the other individual listens. Two individuals talking at the same time will not solve anything. As a matter of fact, a perfect waste of time. Politicians and other business leaders should review the tapes for very important information is available on how to have others like you at the same time of job performance.

Needs More Dale

Written by Alan on August 20th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 3/5

So this was done by Dale's company, but not by Dale. But I'm not sure that Bill Gates saying "That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard" should count as a leadership style, or at lease should not be recognized as one. Perhaps 30% of the material covered is from "how to win friends" book. Decent.


Written by John Murrow on November 17th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 5/5

These are Fantastic. I can't wait to get the rest of the set.

How To Challenge Yourself and Others To Greatness

Written by Anonymous from Renton, WA on October 29th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 1/5

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ - I wish they would allow me to rate this zero stars! I gave up after the third CD. What a bunch of junk! Don't get this book!

The Dale Carngie Leadership Mastery Course

Written by Anonymous on September 1st, 2005

  • Book Rating: 5/5

What would I do without Dale Carnegie's simple, smart, relevent insights? I took the Dale Carnegie course years ago and I still learn from his books every time I read them. I recommend that you read his Leadership Mastery book as soon as possible. You can't help but learn something about yourself and those around you. Dale's books make those who read them better people.

Worth renting

Written by Glen Buchanan from Lehi, UT on July 16th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Very helpful. Brought home some new examples to the same personal development ideas.

Author Details

Author Details

Carnegie, Dale

Perhaps the most well-known author in the field of communication and public speaking, Dale Carnegie was born into poverty on a small farm in Maryville Missouri. Devoted to public speaking from his teen years, he was active in debate in high school. Carnegie attended Warrensburg (Mo.) State Teachers College, and became a salesman for Armour and Company in Nebraska. Moving to New York City in persuit of an acting career, he gave classes in public speaking at the Young Men's Christian Association. Soon he was developing courses on his own, and writing pamphlets that he would eventually publish as books. Carnegie believed that the quickest way to develop self-esteem is through public speaking.

In the early 1930s he was known for his books and a radio program. When he published How to Win Friends and Influence People in 1930, it enjoyed immediate success and would become one of the best-sellers of all time, selling more than 10 million copies in many languages. This led to demand for him as a lecturer and writer: he began a syndicated newspaper column and organized the Dale Carnegie Institute for Effective Speaking and Human Relations, with branches all over the world. He lived to see the day when his name became virtually synonymous with the very kind of self-help-to-success that he promoted.

Dale Carnegie loved to teach others how to become successful. His rock-solid, time-tested advice has helped many now-famous people to climb the ladder of success. How to Win Friends and Influence People remains one of the best-sellers of all time, because of its colorful illustrative stories and simple, well-phrased rules. Two of Dale Carnegie's most famous maxims are, "Believe that you will succeed, and you will," and "Learn to love, respect and enjoy other people." Dale Carnegie died in 1955 at the age of 67.