You Learn by Living - Ch. 8, How to Get the Best Out of People Summary & Analysis

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No one does anything alone, yet everyone has the need to be recognized as an individual. This entails the need to respect others. There is an allusion to Antaeus in this chapter. Eleanor Roosevelt recalls the Queen Mother Elizabeth of England coming to America and making friends simply by looking at the individuals rather than the group. Eleanor Roosevelt attempts to mimic this act at the White House by shaking hands with everyone possible. She also pretends to remember soldiers she has not seen in years. It is necessary to be interested when meeting new people in order to show respect for their individuality. Eleanor Roosevelt recalls her experiences with the miners' wives and the necessity of this principle in that situation. Another important factor in dealing with people...

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