Many years ago I was helping with a Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations. Those classes are often made up of a very diverse group of people at varying stages of their lives and careers. They come from all walks of life and all income levels.
Even though I have not been in a Dale Carnegie class in many years I can vividly recall many of the participants. But one participant stands out above all others. He stands out because he caused me to redefine the meaning of success in my life.
He was a senior level executive at one of the world?s largest manufacturing companies. He was a rarity. Some people were ?sent? to a Dale Carnegie class by their organizations as a last ditch effort to ?fix? them. But I?d never seen someone as his level required by their company to attend.
This guy was…
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