Persistence

In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill speaks of persistence as an essential quality. He writes, “Without persistence, you will be defeated before you start. With persistence, you will win.” Continue reading “Persistence”…

Enlist your Internal Partner for Success

In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill spends many pages on discussing your subconscious mind. Hill believed strongly in the power of visualization and your ability to influence your destiny through positive thoughts. He also believed that you must engage your subconscious as well as your conscious thoughts if you want to succeed. Continue reading “Enlist your Internal Partner for Success”…

Be Worth More than You Receive

In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill talks about the equation of compensation and value. It's a complicated concept, one that presents challenges for employers as well as jobseekers to this very day. Hill's advice was good; he suggests that you, as a worker, want to be on the short end of the equation. Yes, on the short end - being paid less than you're worth. Continue reading “Be Worth More than You Receive”…

The Purpose of Education

Social scientists and psychologists are beginning to think of intelligence not as a yes/no proposition, but as a set of skills, some of which may be stronger than others. Continue reading “The Purpose of Education”…

What is Your QQS Rating?

In Think and Grow Rich, (originally published in 1937) Napoleon Hill gives jobseekers very modern advice. He tells people who want to achieve success that “It is up to you to sell your own services. The quantity and the quality of service rendered, and the spirit in which it is rendered, determine to a large extent, the price and duration of [your] employment.” Continue reading “What is Your QQS Rating?”…

Leaders and Followers

In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill discusses the difference between Leaders and Followers. He divides the whole world into these two categories, and asks each person to make a decision about which they want to be in their chosen field. Continue reading “Leaders and Followers”…