Sold by: Amazon. If you are happy with your life just as it is, stop reading right now. Here is the original, classic edition of the legendary guidebook that has shown millions of readers around the world how to attain their goals — through clear, simple, step-by-step laws to achievement. Put these rules to work for you today. It all starts with the opening lines to this treasured work. Skip to main content Napoleon Hill.
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Born into poverty in rural Virginia at the end of the 19th century, Hill went on to write one of the most successful self-help books of the 20th century: Think and Grow Rich. In fact, he helped invent the genre. The big idea in both: The material universe is governed quite directly by our thoughts. If you simply visualize what you want out of life, those things and more will be delivered to you. Especially if those things involve money. The past few decades have been a profitable era for all sorts of self-help and business success books. Napoleon Hill blazed a trail for an entire industry. In fact, when The Secret emerged on the scene in the mids, countless entrepreneurial writers would pen their own books, pointing to the works of Napoleon Hill as the true basis for what The Secret called the Law of Attraction. You can see the influence of Hill in everything from the success sermons of Tony Robbins to the crooked business dealings of Trump University. The legend of Napoleon Hill has grown and morphed over the years.
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Subscriber Account active since. Napoleon Hill interviewed more than self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years although he pre-dated Bill Gates. At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time. Carnegie's idea that the magic formula, which gave him a stupendous fortune, ought to be placed within reach of people who do not have time to investigate how men make money," Hill wrote in the preface of " Think and Grow Rich ," the result of his collaboration with Carnegie. In addition to analyzing Carnegie, who became the richest man in the world after starting with little more than a penny upon arriving in the US from Scotland , Hill studied more than self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years. His interviews and research culminated in the bestseller, "Think and Grow Rich," which shares what he calls the "money-making secret" in 13 principles. There is no mention of "money," "wealth," "finances," or "stocks" within Hill's text; he takes a different approach, focusing on breaking down the psychological barriers that prevent many of us from attaining our own fortunes.
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