Think and grow rich – book review

The book ‘Think and Grow Rich’ is a timeless classic that provides a roadmap for anyone to follow in order to become wealthy. Written by Napoleon Hill, the book is based on interviews with over five hundred of the richest and most successful people of his time, including Andrew Carnegie, Ford, Barnes & Edison, and Charles Schwab. Despite being written for a different generation, the book is still relevant today and provides valuable lessons on ambition, knowledge, planning, and most importantly, persistence.

One of the key takeaways from the book is the importance of persistence in achieving noteworthy achievements. Hill lists the key weaknesses that must be mastered by all who accumulate riches, along with the steps you can take to develop persistence. He also highlights the fact that what prevents us from being successful is not necessarily a lack of ideas or vision, but our inner demons. As such, the book includes whole segments dedicated to overcoming these demons and achieving success.

While the book may be tough reading, given its stylistic differences from modern books, it is still a must-read for entrepreneurs, business managers, and executives. The book’s lessons are timeless and applicable to anyone, regardless of age, gender, or nationality. What’s more, the book’s examples, while from another era, are all familiar names, making it easy for readers to relate to the stories and apply the lessons to their own lives.

In conclusion, ‘Think and Grow Rich’ is a book that stands the test of time and is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to achieve wealth and success. The book’s lessons on persistence, overcoming inner demons, and developing key skills are just as relevant today as they were when the book was written. If you’re looking for a roadmap to success, this book should be at the top of your reading list.



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