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  • - He was a popular American author.

  • - He wrote the book Think and Grow Rich.

  • - He's Napoleon Hill and here are his top ten rules for

  • success.

  • (wooshing noise)

  • - A definite purpose must be accompanied by a definite

  • plan for detainment, followed by appropriate action,

  • now you have to have a purpose, you have to have a

  • plan, and you have to start putting that plan into action.

  • And ladies and gentlemen, it's not too important that

  • your plan be sound.

  • It is in fact, it's not too important because if you find

  • that you've adopted a plan that is not sound, it's

  • not working you can always change.

  • You can modify your plan, but it is very important that

  • you be definite about what it is you're going after,

  • what your purpose is, that must be very definite.

  • Learn to adjust yourself to other people's state of

  • mind and difficulties so as to get along peacefully

  • with them and to refrain from taking notice of trivial

  • circumstances in your relations with other people by

  • refusing to allow them to become controversial

  • incidents.

  • Great people always avoid small incidents of controversy

  • when possible.

  • If you want the mind to pick up an idea, and to form

  • a habit so that the mind will automatically act upon

  • that idea you've got to tell the mind what you want

  • over and over and over again.

  • No end to it.

  • When Mr. Coue came over here some years ago with his

  • famous formula, day by day in every way I'm getting

  • better and better, he cured thousands of people

  • but a very great number than that he didn't cure.

  • And I wonder if you would know why?

  • (audience murmuring)

  • There was no desire, there was no feeling put into that

  • statement, you might as well just blow into the wind

  • as to make a statement to let you put some feeling

  • back of it, unless you believe it.

  • Well you need a pocket sized notebook, all something

  • on the order of this one here, looseleaf at that.

  • And on the page one write down a clear description of

  • your major desire in life.

  • The one circumstance or position or thing which you

  • will be willing to accept as your idea of success.

  • And remember before you begin writing that your only

  • limitations are those that you set up in your own

  • mind or permit others to set up for you.

  • And two, on page two of your notebook, write down a

  • clear statement of precisely what you intend to give

  • in return for that which you desire from life and then

  • start in right where you stand now to begin giving and

  • three, memorize both of your statements, what you desire

  • and what you intend to give in return for it.

  • And repeat them at least a dozen times daily and always

  • end your statements with this expression of gratitude

  • for the blessings with which you were gifted at birth.

  • Any dominating desire, plan, or purpose which is

  • backed by that state of mind known as faith, is taken

  • over by the subconscious section of the mind and acted

  • upon immediately.

  • I don't know for sure ladies and gentlemen, but I suspect

  • that there's a relatively small number of people

  • in the world at any one time who understand the

  • principle of faith, who really understand it and know

  • how to apply it.

  • And even if you do understand it, if you don't back

  • it up with action and make it a part of your habit life

  • you might just as well not understand it because

  • faith without deeds is dead.

  • Faith without action is dead, faith without absolute

  • positive belief is dead.

  • I don't know how you're going to get any results

  • through believing unless you put some action back of

  • that belief.

  • And incidentally, if you tell your mind often enough that

  • you have faith in anything, the time will come when your

  • subconscious mind will accept that, even if you tell

  • your mind often enough that you have faith in yourself.

  • Have you ever thought about nice thing would be if

  • you had such complete faith in yourself that you wouldn't

  • hesitate to undertake anything you wanted to do in life?

  • Had you ever thought about that?

  • What a benefit that would be to you?

  • Your personality determines whether people are attracted

  • to you or shy away from you, it is the show in which

  • you display your character to the world and it is

  • the one thing which distinguishes you from all other

  • human beings.

  • It is your trademark by which people recognize you and

  • it is the thing which determines your success or failure

  • in selling yourself through life.

  • Therefore, you should see your personality just as others

  • see it, so you may improve it where it needs improvement.

  • If you would sit down and put an hour by hour of account

  • of the actual work that you put in each day for one

  • week and then an hour by hour account of the time

  • that you waste that you could devote to anything you

  • want to do badly enough.

  • You're going to get one of the shocks of your life.

  • We're not efficient, you know we have about eight hours

  • to sleep, about eight hours to earn a living, and

  • have eight hours of free time that you can do anything

  • that you want to with here in this country where we live.

  • And then definiteness as a purpose makes one more alert

  • in recognizing opportunities related to the object of

  • one's major purpose and it inspires the courage to embrace

  • and act upon those opportunities.

  • Now, we all see opportunities almost everyday of our lives

  • which if we embrace them and acted upon them could benefit

  • us, but there's something in us that we

  • call procrastination, we just don't have the will,

  • the alertness, the determination to embrace opportunities

  • when they come along.

  • But if you condition your mind with this philosophy, you'll

  • not only embrace opportunities, but you'll do something

  • better, what could you do better than embrace

  • an opportunity?

  • (audience speaking)

  • Make the opportunity, that's the idea.

  • Success is something which has to be planned and

  • success is something which has to be earned in advance.

  • True, there is such a thing as luck, but just remember

  • luck is something that you can create for yourself

  • if you know the rules and follow them just as I give

  • them to you.

  • Remember too that success in the higher brackets of

  • achievement is something that can be had only by

  • taking others along with you and the best definition of

  • success which I know is this, success is the knowledge

  • with which to get whatever you want from life without

  • violating the rights of others and by helping others

  • to acquire it.

  • The very minute that you decide upon something, you

  • know that's what you want, you know you're going to do

  • it, all of these negative that have been bothering

  • you, they pick up their baggage and get out.

  • They just move out, they can't live in a positive

  • mind, can you imagine a negative frame of mind and a

  • positive frame of mind occupying the same space at

  • the same time?

  • Could you imagine that?

  • No, you can't cuz it can't be done and did you know that

  • the slightest bit of a negative and mental attitude is

  • sufficient to destroy the power of prayer?

  • Did you know that the slightest bit of a negative mental

  • attitude is sufficient to destroy your plan, whatever

  • it is you're doing?

  • Carrying out your definiteness of purpose?

  • You have to move with courage, with faith, with

  • determination in connection with carrying out your

  • definiteness of purpose.

  • Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the

  • mind can achieve.

  • Isn't that a profound statement?

  • You will notice that it says nothing about the need

  • for education, but simply that whatever your mind can

  • conceive and believe your mind can achieve.

  • Now if you want evidence that the mind can achieve

  • whatever the mind can conceive without the benefit

  • of formal education, you'll have to remember that

  • Thomas A. Edison conceived the idea of becoming an

  • inventor and lived to become the world's greatest

  • scientist in the field of invention, with only

  • three months of common school education.

  • - Thank you so much for watching, I made this video

  • because Business asked me to, so if there's a

  • famous entrepreneur that you want me to profile next,

  • leave it in the comments below and I'll

  • see what I can do.

  • I'd also love to know which of Napoleon Hill's top

  • ten rules you loved the most, leave it in the comments.

  • We're going to join in the discussion, thank you so much

  • for watching, continue to believe and I'll see you soon.

  • (whooshing noise)

- He was a popular American author.

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