The book Think and Grow Rich is a classic amongst entrepreneurs, economists and even some spiritual advisers. Before self-help books took over the market, there was this one. Published in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich is one of the original texts in motivational “how-to” books and was based on Hill’s studies of the wealthy and powerful people in his circle at the time, which included Andrew Carnegie.
The following 13 tenets is an overview of the steps that define how to think and grow rich.
Desire is a powerful force. Not only do you have to have the desire to achieve or attain something, but you should also have a plan by which to work towards your desired outcome. The strength of your desire will manifest itself in the time and attention you give to nurturing that desire.
Faith, in this sense, has to do with optimistic thinking and believing in oneself. This is very much in tune with the law of attraction; if you think good things, good things will happen, therefore, if you think positively about your goals, your goals will be met.
If you keep repeating your goals and plans for success, it will come true. You have to imprint these goals and thoughts in your mind.
”Knowledge will not attract money, unless it is organized, and intelligently directed, through practical plans of action, to the definite end of accumulation of money.”
Acquiring knowledge, either through the traditional route of formal schooling or from other informal means, is key to making it happen. The more you know, the more you will propel your idea but your education does need to align with your stated goals. After all, how else can you master your craft.