Napoleon Hill's Golden Rules: The Lost Writings
consists of a series of magazine articles Napoleon Hill wrote between 1919 and 1923 for Success Magazine
, of which he eventually became an editor. Hill's drive to become successful led him from the poverty stricken Appalachian Mountains to study rags-to-riches tycoons. These articles focus on Hill's philosophy of success. Drawing upon the thoughts and experiences of a multitude of influential people, Hill shows readers how those successful people achieved their status. Many of his writings, such as the chapter on the Law of Attraction, have been the basis of several bestselling books. Readers will discover principles designed to guide them to success if studied and put into action.
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Napoleon Hill was born in 1883 in a one-room cabin on the Pound River in Wise County, Virginia. He began his writing career at age 13 as a "mountain reporter" for small town newspapers and went on to become America's most beloved motivational author. Hill passed away in November 1970 after a long and successful career writing, teaching, and lecturing about the principles of success. His work stands as a monument to individual achievement and is the cornerstone of modern motivation. His book, Think and Grow Rich, is the all time bestseller in the field. Hill established the Foundation as a nonprofit educational institution whose mission is to perpetuate his philosophy of leadership, self-motivation, and individual achievement. His books, audio cassettes, videotapes, and other motivational products are made available as a service of the Foundation to help others build a library of personal achievement materials, and acquire financial wealth and the true riches of life.
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An amazing collection of long-lost articles from the king of personal success
Napoleon Hill has been inspiring people to achieve their personal best for more than seventy years. He was the first and most famous motivational author of all time, and in fact, today's most successful self-help authors owe a lot to Hill's farsighted wisdom, including some of their very best ideas.
Now, Napoleon Hill's Golden Rules presents the articles Hill wrote between 1919 and 1923, which started it all. Never before collected in book form, these articles feature big nuggets of golden wisdom that are as applicable today as they were nearly a century ago. Based on interviews with famous rags-to-riches tycoons like Carnegie, Ford, and Edison, they reveal proven, effective paths to success that truly work for the average person—yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
These entertaining, lively articles are packed with plenty of inspiration and motivation and offer timeless insight on topics like the power of suggestion, building self-confidence, using persuasion versus force, and the law of attraction. If these ideas sound familiar, they are. Modern motivational writers have been tweaking and repackaging Hill's ideas for decades, but the original source remains the best. Read Napoleon Hill's Golden Rules and change your life.