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Seven Principles To Help You Reach Superhuman Performance on Social Media


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Because of social media, the principles Dale Carnegie shared in his 1937 best-selling book, “How To Win Friends and Influence People” are more important today than ever. In my recent guest blog post at, I shared these 7 principles that have worked very well for me. I think they'll work well for you too.

Here's the link to my guest blog post

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Seven Principles To Help You Reach Superhuman Performance on Social Media

  1. 1. Going back to basics the Dale Carnegie way From my guest post at
  2. 2. Principle 1: Become genuinely interested in other people, their platforms and what they share on social. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” -Dale Carnegie
  3. 3. Principle 2: Smile, be kind, and have empathy for others on the digital platforms. Ancient Chinese proverb, “A man without a smiling face must not open shop.”
  4. 4. Principle 3: Remember and use people’s names and social media handles. “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” -William Shakespeare
  5. 5. Principle 4: Be a good listener, encourage others to talk about themselves, and always share their content. “One of the sincerest forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant H. McGill
  6. 6. Principle 5: Talk to people about their interests and the content they share. “Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” -Anthony J. D’Angelo
  7. 7. Principle 6: Be Sincere. Make a person feel important by what you say, post and do. “The desire to be important is the deepest urge in human nature.” John Dewey
  8. 8. Principle 7: Always try and do the right thing. “Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain
  9. 9. Conclusion “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.” -Albert Einstein
  10. 10. @MitchJackson “Every man I meet is my superior in some way. In that, I learn from him.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson