self-help http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missourian Dale Carnegie, Father Of Modern Self-Help Culture http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missourian-dale-carnegie-father-modern-self-help-culture <p>Nowadays, book stores and libraries have whole sections dedicated to self-help. But back in 1936, when Missouri native Dale Carnegie wrote “How to Win Friends and Influence People,” it wasn’t so commonplace.</p><p>According to author <a href="http://history.missouri.edu/people/watts.html">Steven Watts</a>, Carnegie shifted the conversation about how to achieve success away from moral character, in essence creating the modern self-help genre in the process.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:18:39 +0000 Camille Phillips 33363 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missourian Dale Carnegie, Father Of Modern Self-Help Culture