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Dale Carnegie Graduates that Inspire

8/18/2014 10:56:08 AM

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“Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it…that is the surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.” – Dale Carnegie

Nearly 9 million people have completed Dale Carnegie Courses to take themselves and their companies to higher levels of success in the areas of self-confidence, leadership, communication, people skills and stress management.

Dale Carnegie has been gone for almost sixty years, but his common sense concepts and ideas are still inspiring people today. In honor of our upcoming Dale Carnegie course Skills for Success, we thought we’d pay tribute to some of famous Dale Carnegie graduates.  

Warren Buffet

We all know Warren Buffet as a successful billionaire investor but as a young man he was terrified of public speaking. To help overcome his fear he enrolled in a Dale Carnegie course. 

Ann Landers

Ann Landers is actually Esther Lederer. She won a contest to become the new writer of the “Ann Landers” column after the death of the original Ann Landers author Ruth Crowley, in 1955.  She advised thousands of readers from 1955 – 2002 and eventually became the owner of the column's copyright.

President Lyndon Johnson

The 36th President of the United States not only attended Dale Carnegie training, he taught the courses during the 1930s.

Danica Patrick

Nascar driver Danica Patrick is the most successful woman in the history of open-wheel racing. Her career began early—by the age of twelve she had won a go-cart national championship. To help her with her future career, her father TJ enrolled a 14-year-old Danica in a 12-week Dale Carnegie course in public speaking in Rockford, Ill. This training helped her blossom into the successful pitch woman that she is today.