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Practical lessons from Hill's life:

  • Saving earnings to prepare for eventual rainy days
  • Consideration for those closest to you
  • Vetting associates and partners
  • The necessity for adequate planning
  • The importance of testing ideas before launch


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    The Curse of Brilliance

    • Despite Napoleon Hill's brilliance and principles for success, he barely eked out a living for most of his life.
    • While he preached the gospel of saving a percentage of earnings, he spent frivolously.
    • While he spoke of having a pleasing personality as a key to su...


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    The (almost) Comeback Kid

    • Hill was recruited by William Jacobs and successfully developed a new self-help course and series of lectures for students and to attract investment from prosperous companies in the north. 
    • America's entry into World War II made Hill's success short-lived as students went off...


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    Think and Grow Rich

    Just after the great depression, Napoleon Hill married again and also wrote and published "Think and Grow Rich", with the support and persistence of his wife.

    This was an enormous success, but Hill and his young wife wasted no time spending more than they earned (a clear violation of Hil...


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    Napoleon Hill - A Flawed Character

    • He did not publish "The Laws of Success" until he hit rock bottom in his mid-forties. Before this, he experienced very little success and seldom had a steady source of income. 
    • Much of his hardship was self-inflicted due to a habit of jumping from one ill-advised ventu...


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    Hill Finds His Rock

    Napoleaon Hill learned about the popularity of "Think and Grow Rich" in Los Angeles and used his work and started with regular lectures to eager students. 
    This was enormously successful and Hill was even given an honorary doctorate from Pacific International University....


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    Short lived success

    • A combination of the stock market crash, royalty checks that ended, overextending himself while owing creditors left Hill worse off than before. 
    • He attempted many business ventures related to inspirational writing and publishing projects but to no avail.
    • Hill's wife d...


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    I am young & restless.


    Importance Of Planning

    Importance Of Planning

    • We overrated the power of chance and underrated the importance of planning.
    • If you want an effective board, keep it small.
    • Eliminating competition makes it easier for everyone to build the kinds of long-term relationships that transcend mere ...

    1. Organization

    1. Organization

    • One of the most frequently mentioned habits of those who are successful in life is organization. Such organization includes planning as well as setting priorities and goals.

    Successful Meal Plannings

    • If you're meal planning for five meals, write down a grocery list that includes everything for those five meals.
    • Set a limit on how much you can spend on groceries each week and have a designated "grocery day."
    • Take stock before you shop. You might still have...

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