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Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude [Hardcover]

Napoleon Hill
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November 1985
The Powers of the Mind - Your Mind - Are Unlimited. Have You Ever Really Understood Them, and What They Can Mean in Your Life? Here, you will discover an amazing plan based on the concept: "what the mind can conceive and believe - the mind can achieve." It shows you how to rid your mind of cobwebs-think clearly and explore the subconscious for new ideas; how to set your sights on a goal and attain it, through persistent thinking and positive action. Here, too, is practical advice on how to find satisfaction in your job; how to raise your energy level and how to master the technique of "get-up-and-go, A chapter, You've Got a Problem? That's Good! shows how to meet problems head on, pluck out the good elements, and use them to advantage. In simple, straightforward language here are 5 self-motivators, that provide a springboard to success . . 6 steps to cheerfulness. A vital factor in human relationships . . . 3 ways to rid yourself of guilt, a common barrier to success. Honest answers to your personal analysis questionnaire - based on 17 principles for success-reveal your success pattern, your ambitions. And the chances of making them come true. Filled to the brim with tried, tested rules and personal case histories, this book will go with you on your journey to success - but you must put the principles to work. Start now, on your way to success in business, at home and in your social life. Here is your guide, Read what others have done, how they have done it, and remember that you can do it, too.
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'These two men have the rare gift of inspiring and helping people... In fact, I owe them a personal debt of gratitude for the helpful guidance I have received...' Norman Vincent Peale --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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W. Clement Stone built $100 into a multi-million dollar organization using their techniques. Napoleon Hill is the author of the bestselling Think and Grow Rich - the handbook of entrepreneurs for over three decades. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book in addition to Think & Grow Rich June 16 2004
Format:Mass Market Paperback
I have a library of many of Napolean Hill's books. Think & Grow Rich is my favorite. Law of Success is my second favorite and this one is next.
What I liked about this book is the addition of comments by Clement Stone along with Hill's prowess. Interesting, Stone credits Napolean Hill's philosophy for helping him amass his huge fortune.
At first glance, Success Through a PMA may appear to be just another version of Think & Grow Rich. There are some similiarities, but plenty of differences to make this book a worthwhile read.
When I first got into network marketing in the 70's, I met a guy who made over $2 million in 18 months (in 1970 $$$!!!) and credits this book along with the right opportunity as being his secret to success.
Since following Hill's advice in this and Think and Grow Rich, I have achieved success far greater than I could have otherwise.
Great book in addition to Think & Grow Rich.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Even better than Think and Grow Rich June 10 2004
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I loved Think and Grow Rich, without a doubt one of the best personal development and most influential books of all time. But there is something special in Success Through A PMA that at least to me makes it even better than Think and Grow Rich.
The contributions by Clement Stone certaintly help. Sucess Through a PMA is a power full book and worth your consideration.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An amazing novel May 5 2004
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Perhaps the greatest novel I have ever read. Who is the most important person in the world to you? You are. I determine how I react to every situation. I determine if I view problems as oppurtunities. It is up to each individual to make every occasion a great occasion. This book is awesome, and is probably the best motivational book I have read. The best self motivator I know, "God is always a good God." My next favorite self motivator is "Whatever the human mind can conceive and believe, the human mind can achieve with a positive mental attitude."
I love reading the stories of other people who made a positive mental attitude work for them. I have also found that action does over rule emotion. The Do It Now section was also good. Instead of putting things off, I Do It Now. I plan on reading this book again, but until I do I always remember that I control whether a situation is good or bad. This is the most influential book I have read, and I recommend it to everyone.
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"Whatever the mind of man can concieve and believe, it can achieve." True, oh so true words as stated by Napolean Hill in Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude a great sequel to Think and Grow Rich. Many people feel that Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude is even better than Think and Grow Rich.I believe you need both.Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude has positvely influenced the lives of many high powered people.Dr. Denis Waitly credits this book as helping him move from an also ran to a front runner and arguably, oneof the best trainers in the business.Rev. Robert Schuller rates Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude as one of the top 10 book he has ever read.Co-written by Napolean Hill and Clement Stone, Success Through A Positve Mental Attitude is actually 5 parts, 22 chapters and over 300 pages of powerful information.Referring to Stone and Hill, Norman Vicent Peale states; "These two men have the rare gift of inspiring and helping people...In fact, I owe them both a personal debt of gratitude for the helpful guidance I have recieved from their writings."Success Through A Positive Mental Attitde made a profound difference in my life and will in yours as well. Get this book and use it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A real keeper! Nov. 24 2003
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This book really drives home Napoleon Hill's work on success. As an author and lecturer in this field, I have always considered Hill's material to be of enormous value and him to personally be a tremendous inspiration. I have no doubt that if you want to be a success in life your attitude is paramount; this book offers you wonderful insights that will guide you and your actions for years to come. Highly recommended!
Reviewed by: James L. Clark, MBA, MSc., PhD Candidate (Leadership) is a serial entrepreneur, lecturer, and consultant. He is the author of the book Wading Through the Crap: How to Start Living the Successful Life You Have Always Wanted (ISBN 0972697551) that has received rave review.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Divine Destiny July 8 2003
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In this new millennium, I do not think ¡§God,¡ ¡§prayer,¡ and ¡§faith¡ should be mentioned too much in any book outside of the Trinity spectrum. Plus, it is unnecessary to buy this book, since everything it preaches are on the title: ¡§Success through a Positive Mental Attitude.¡ Don¡t get me wrong¡X I read Bible too and I believe that PMA is essential to everyday success, but I doubt whether the book is as valuable without the aforementioned credo.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Powerful June 19 2003
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I never realized how negative my thought process was and how it directly (or indirectly) effected my business and personal life. "Success Through PMA" is an adventure into the mind. It makes us aware of why we think the way we do, and how we acquire our thought habits. One note though, this book is useless if you you just read it and put it away. You must read it and apply the techniques that the author suggests. Then read it again 6 months later, and you will feel the difference.
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