If you’re going to weather this pandemic, you’ll need persistence. This crisis and the resulting economic downturn have lasted longer than anyone imagined it would, and we’re still not sure when things will return to normal. It’s easy to become discouraged, especially if you’re one of the millions whose job evaporated with no notice. In … Continue reading Persistence
In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill speaks of persistence as an essential quality. He writes, “Without persistence, you will be defeated before you start. With persistence, you will win.”
In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill spends many pages on discussing your subconscious mind. Hill believed strongly in the power of visualization and your ability to influence your destiny through positive thoughts. He also believed that you must engage your subconscious as well as your conscious thoughts if you want to succeed.
In Think and Grow Rich, published in 1937, Napoleon Hill talks about the equation of compensation and value. It’s a complicated concept, one that presents challenges for employers as well as jobseekers to this very day. Hill’s advice was good; he suggests that you, as a worker, want to be on the short end of the equation. Yes, on the short end – being paid less than you’re worth.
Social scientists and psychologists are beginning to think of intelligence not as a yes/no proposition, but as a set of skills, some of which may be stronger than others.
In Think and Grow Rich, (originally published in 1937) Napoleon Hill gives jobseekers very modern advice. He tells people who want to achieve success that “It is up to you to sell your own services. The quantity and the quality of service rendered, and the spirit in which it is rendered, determine to a large extent, the price and duration of [your] employment.”
In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill discusses the difference between Leaders and Followers. He divides the whole world into these two categories, and asks each person to make a decision about which they want to be in their chosen field.
In Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill talks about the secret to success – almost 70 years before the bestseller The Secret was published. In 1938, Hill also talked about the power of your mind to create the reality you want to live. That include finding the job or starting the career that you imagine is the right one for you.
Our modern idea of education seems to place all the emphasis on formal classroom training, which means that people forget that education is a lifelong process – and our own responsibility.
Determination plays an important role in every successful person’s career. How determined are you to get a great job?