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Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
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Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
Date: 30/07/11, updated on 06/08/11 (105 review reads)
Advantages: A great book that I couldn't put down, Allot more than just a get rich quick book .
Disadvantages: Some small parts of the book I found were a little pointless.
Think and grow rich
This book is a self help book that I think really works. I think it's a great book which really helps you in lots of ways. It's interesting throughout. I never once got bored reading it.
This book was written after the great depression to help people to get back into work. It talks and takes you through steps to get a job or start your own business. It tells you how to be a good, understanding leader and to be a fair leader. I don't think this book can be put under the same category as some of the self help books that the book Sham talks about.
For many years the author Napoleon Hill interviewed and followed allot of rich and successful people such as Henry Ford and Charles Schwab. He has some interesting stories about some of these people and how they became successful.
It was originally written in the 1930's. Which I thought would now be out of date and irrelevant to things these days but, I was wrong! I felt pretty much everything was relevant to our way of living today.
It is not a get rich quick scheme. I found it actually puts things into perspective. He has put ways and plans into his book that I found, if followed properly could make life a lot easier and less stressful.
It starts of and continues throughout pointing out and making things clear in our lives, such as the reasons why we fail in areas of our lives, or even why we succeed in areas in our lives.
There's a practical part on business, Such as the need to having a
definite plan when starting out in business. Also he talks about when in business you need to give a good service to people .This needs to be done in a good way, to have a long and successful business. This is pointed out in the section when he talks about the qqs way of doing things (quantity, quality, and spirit).
In another chapter it helps you to put together a decent CV and how to apply for a position you want.
There are loads of good tips in this book for everyone. It makes you stop and think that the problems in our lives aren't always caused by other people.
You can read this book more than once and each time found it helped me out in lots of ways.
In one of the chapters Napoleon Hill talks about the subconscious mind which I found had some practical ways of thinking.
Towards the end of the book Napoleon Hill writes about relationships such as divorce, marriage etc which was interesting.
For future reference I found it was a good idea to highlight the parts of the book that you need to remember. There are some great lines in this book about different subjects such as leadership and self control.
I bought this book for around £5 of Amazon. There are deferent copies of the book that vary in price.
The only thing I thought was that some of the layout of the book could have been a little bit better and clearer. You may find one or two of the stories are a little pointless, although I may have missed the point of them being told in this book.
A great book that I couldn't put down, allot more than just a self help book it's a book that I found eye opening and interesting. This is a book that will keep you thinking through.
Summary: A great book that I couldn't put down
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