12 LESSONS TO LEARN FROM “THINK AND GROW RICH” BY NAPOLEON HILL
Think And Grow Rich book examines the psychological power of thought and the brain in the process of furthering your career for both monetary and personal satisfaction.
the book projects the following formula,
Desire + Ideas + Plans + Massive Action = Success
Oliver Napoleon Hill was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time. Most of his books were promoted as expounding principles to achieve “success”. He became an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1933 to 1936.
Your desire towards achieving your goal uses a combination of two types of motivation:
Positive motivation – where output of your hard work pulling you to achieving your goal Negative motivation – Negative consequences are so bad that you are pushed to achieving your goal.
Oliver Napoleon Hill provides the mindset for 5 key areas of desire,
Career – Leading – Money – Failure – Others People’s Desires
Faith is the first point of success and that holds it all together.
“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. “
think and grow rich book shows you that you need to believe in your self, you need to reminds that,
-You have the ability to achieve your goal.
-You promise to take action.
-Your understanding that your thoughts will get converted to reality.
” the way of Influencing The Subconscious mind “
Repeating your desire in your subconscious mind & have a feeling of faith and love behind it. The principle of auto-suggestion communicates our desires directly to the subconscious mind.
Knowledge is power right ? but its only when you applied its towards definite goal. have must have specialized knowledge of the product, service or niche that you intend to serve.
You need to work with experienced people to learn from them.
” The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world. “
Humans can create anything they can imagine. Ideas come from imagination.
think and grow rich book describes two types of imagination.
Synthetic imagination – arranging old concepts, ideas or plans into new combinations Creative imagination – where ideas come from infinite intelligence
What plan do you have for your life? Do you know where you want to be in 10 years?
planning means what to do, when to do & how to do. No plan is perfect When you start implementing your plan, you start understanding what is missing & what changes required.
Sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the decision right.
Most people aren’t satisfied with their lives because of Procrastination. Procrastination means giving up on yourself, it means paying too much attention to other’s opinions on you.
You need to be decision-maker not a procrastinator. Listen to everybody’s opinion; damn, be respectful to them. But remember they’re just opinions. Take them with a grain of salt: smile, thank the people who expressed them, and do your things regardless.
you need to having a great team of people with you, whose job it is to help you succeed and carry out your plans.
your goal is to convert knowledge into power, by organizing it into definite plans, and then translating plans into action.
TRANSMUTATION OF SEX
If we can’t control our sexual impulses, we’ll end up behaving just like animals: losing our senses, our reason, and ultimately our ability to do meaningful and high-quality work.
your Sexual drive can be transmuted into highly creative and productive outlets, used as a powerful force for success, or, of course, the accumulation of riches. It requires the exercise of will-power, but the reward is worth the effort.
Your subconscious mind is an unquestioning servant that works day and night to make your behavior fits a pattern consistent with your emotionalized thoughts, hopes, and desires. Your subconscious mind grows either flowers or weeds in the garden of your life, whichever you plant by the mental equivalents you create. In Think and Grow Rich, the author imparts that knowledge to you.
Make it an habit to implant positive thoughts into your mind and mix them with vision and faith. Then, “communicate” these plans to your subconscious through self-suggestion.
Every human brain is both a broadcasting and receiving station for the vibration of thought. The subconscious mind is the “sending station” of the brain, through which vibrations of thought are broadcast.The creative imagination is the “receiving set,” through which the vibrations of thought are picked up from the ether.
THE SIXTH SENSE
you’ve to mastered the sixth sense, you will be able to receive warnings about impending dangers in time to avoid them and get notified of opportunities in time to embrace them.
However, the sixth sense will never function if there is fear in your mind. The 6 basic fears are; Poverty, Criticism, Ill Health, Loss of love, Old age, Death.
Fear is just a state of mind. It is subject to control and direction. Use this knowledge to your advantage.