This truth has been stated, re-stated and presented in every manner which the author could conceive, with unending repetition, for the reason that unless the student grasps this principle and learns to apply it this lesson is useless. Summary This is simply a brilliant work written in a simple, practical way that everyone can understand. I'm fascinated by the 1920's era, so this book was an unexpected window into the thinking and perspectives of that time. The author of the course has been more than twenty years in gathering, classifying, testing and organizing the Fifteen Laws upon which the course is based. One will play upon the fear of penalties while another plays upon rewards, in order to reduce the individual minds of a given group of people to where they may be blended into a mass mind. I have experienced this many times in my life and have never been able to define exactly the physical causes of it. All great leaders base their leadership upon a definite chief aim.
The book is about 536 pages long. They could, in a single generation, so modify the present standard of business ethics, for example, that it would practically be business suicide for anyone to try to transact business under any standard except that of the Golden Rule. His lifework continues under the direction of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, whose goal and mission is to assist people throughout the world to reach their highest level of personal achievement and self-fulfillment. Do not become discouraged if the description of this foundation appears to have none of the thrilling effects of a modern tale of fiction. The human brain and nervous system constitute a piece of intricate machinery which but few, if any, understand. Hard labor and good intentions are not sufficient to carry a man through to success, for how may a man be sure that he has attained success unless he has established in his mind some definite object that he wishes? Originally produced by Hill in 1928 as an eight-book series, The Law of Success is now available to contemporary readers in a single edition, redesigned.
This lesson will show you how to co-ordinate your own efforts with those of others, in such a manner that friction, jealousy, strife, envy and cupidity will be eliminated. Do the work you have in front of you, then ask what else you may do. The methods through which this blending process takes place are as numerous as the individuals engaged in the various forms of leadership. And men are subject, also, to this same Law of Attraction. That which one man can accomplish single handed, during an entire life-time, is but meagre at best, no matter how well organized that man may be, but that which one man may accomplish through the principle of alliance with other men is practically without limitation. When we first passed an electrical current through the nerves of a dead man we were shocked and amazed to see him sit up and move. The most marvelous discovery yet made by man is that of the recently discovered radio principle, which operates through the aid of ether, an important portion of Nature's Bible.
These were the captains of industry at the time very powerful people. Ford's remarkable insight into the laws of nature was first begun as the result of his friendly alliance with his own wife long before he ever met either Mr. The others who belong to the alliance will permit no such failures. A well organized, alert and energetic mind is produced by various and sundry stimuli, all of which are plainly described in these lessons. It is obvious, then, that the mind enters into the chemistry of food digestion and distribution. This should not deter you from becoming a leader. Lesson Eleven - Accurate Thought In this lesson, we learn the importance of separating facts from information, and then how to separate those facts into those which are relevant and those which are irrelevant.
Pages are nice and thick and have an old fashion feel to them. One atom of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen will not produce water; moreover, they cannot be made to associate themselves in harmony! The Law of Success philosophy was brought to - 20 - the attention of the late Don R. It will show you how to create new ideas out of old, well known concepts, and how to put old ideas to new uses. Quite different substances are produced by combinations of precisely the same kinds of atoms, but in different proportions. One of the great surprises the author of this course has met with, in connection with his research activities, is that so few people are willing to hear the truth when it shows up their own weaknesses.
As a result of this study and analysis many changes were made. The more he becomes a part of civilization the more dependent upon co-operative effort he becomes. Before passing away from the brief reference made to sexual contact as a means of revitalizing a depleted mind it seems appropriate to call attention to the fact that all of the great leaders, in whatever walks of life they have arisen, have been and are people of highly sexed natures. Second: The presence of any thought or idea in your consciousness tends to produce an associated feeling and to urge you to transform that feeling into appropriate muscular action that is in perfect harmony with the nature of the thought. I appreciated some of the modern commentary, since many of the people or concepts referred to in Hill's original version from 1933 are no longer familiar to the modern reader. Something else to keep in mind. As soon as you once come up to a man's limitations, it is all over with him.
Moreover, the public speaker can make these interpretations without observing or in any manner being influenced by the expression on the faces of those in his audience. I realize that the dominating thoughts of my mind eventually reproduce themselves in outward, bodily action, and gradually transform themselves into physical reality, therefore I will concentrate my mind for thirty minutes daily upon the task of thinking of the person I intend to be, by creating a mental picture of this person and then transforming that picture into reality through practical service. They reason that, as the earth whirled through space, it contacted groups of various kinds of nebulae, or atoms, which it promptly appropriated, through the law of magnetic attraction. Two minds will not blend nor can they be co-ordinated unless the element of perfect harmony is present, wherein lies the secret of success or failure of practically all business and social partnerships. It is his stance that thought is the most organised form of energy. Above that it sheds ultra-violet rays and other invisible radiations, some of which can be perceived by instruments and employed by us. It should be remembered, however, that the mind requires, for its development, a variety of exercise, just as the physical body, to be properly developed, calls for many forms of systematic exercise.
In How to Own Your Own Mind, you receive a one-of-a-kind master class in how to think for success from motivational pioneer and author of Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill. Laws Of SuccessThis book is a must read if you want to do anything worthwhile; while you here on this planet! Singleness of purpose is essential for success, no matter what may be one's idea of the definition of success. There was perfect understanding and - 47 - teamwork between these men. The one is man that shall hereafter be, The other, man as vice has made him now. He encourages us to make it our business to take a keen interest in other people and in their work, business or profession.