Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. -Napoleon Hill
Born in a one room cabin on the pound river, Napoleon hill, had a long and successful career writing, teaching, and lecturing about the principles of success. In his book “Think and grow rich” he emphasises on the tremendous opportunities one can gain through self-confidence. For this he brings forth six beautiful steps.
First- I know that I have the ability to achieve the object of my definite purpose in life; therefore I DEMAND of myself persistent, continuous action toward its attainment, and i here and now promise to render such action.
Second- I realise that the dominating thoughts of mind will eventually reproduce themselves in outward, physical action, and gradually transform themselves into physical reality; therefore, I will concentrate my thoughts for 30 minutes daily upon the task of thinking of the person I intend to become, thereby creating in my mind a clear mental picture of that person.
Third- I know through the principles of autosuggestion any desire that I persistently hold in my mind will eventually seek expression through some practical means of attaining the object at the back of it; therefore, I will devote 10 minutes daily to demanding of myself the development of SELF-CONFIDENCE.
Fourth- I have clearly written down a description of my DEFINITE CHIEF AIM in life, and I will never stop trying until I shall have developed enough self-confidence for its attainment.
Fifth- I fully realise that no wealth or position can long endure unless built upon truth and justice; therefore I will not take part in any transaction that does not benefit all those who it affects. I will succeed attracting to myself the forces I wish to use and the cooperation of other people. I will induce others to serve me because of my willingness to serve them back. I will eliminate hatred, envy, jealousy, selfishness and cynicism by developing love for all humanity – because i know that a negative attitude towards others will do me no good. I will cause others to believe in me because I will be willing to believe in them and in myself.
Sixth- I will sign my name to this formula, commit it to memory, and repeat it aloud once a day, with full FAITH that it will gradually influence my thoughts my THOUGHTS and ACTIONS so that I will become self-reliant and successful person.
This formula remains unexplained. It has baffled scientists and psychologists. For reaping the formula’s benefits read and memorise until it becomes a part of your subconscious mind.
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