Number of pages: 640
Publisher: Tarcher Perigee
BBB Library: Business Classics, Personal Success
The Law of Success is considered a classical book for its core is how to attain success, the ultimate goal of humanity ever since its creation, through applying fifteen principles. These principles help man harness his powers, overcome his weaknesses, and channel his talents toward a “definite chief aim”. Ever since the first publication of the book in 1928, and till the present moment, the fifteen principles have been either scattered through, or collected in, books of management (though synonymous words or terminology) and tackled in a way that provides the reader and/or student with a recipe to attain success: for sound principles remain unchanged, and correct teachings and values do last.
“Reading a book will not make you successful. It's what you do with what you learn that makes the difference. The Law of Success remains a valuable series of lessons to study and apply in accomplishing more with your life.” – Profit Advisor
“Each and every lesson in this book is related to each other, and they are not kept separate except for the sake of organization of the text. All of these ideas are constantly relating to one another. It is impossible to address one lesson without involving another.” – Letter Pile
“Universally applicable to anyone, Napoleon Hill’s “The Law of Success" can serve as one’s personal workshop to success. Whether the reader is a salesperson, writer, manager, health practitioner, etc., this book can serve a great deal. With the basic ideologies it proposes, basically gearing the mind to positivity, the author hopes that readers find their “Calumet Mine." – Bright Hub Eduction
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