The only book you will EVER need

Discussion in 'Productivity and Motivation' started by talfighel, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. talfighel

    talfighel Silver Member

    OK, so I have read many motivational books over the years and must say that only one is really needed for those who are starting out in online marketing or offline business.

    The first and most important book that you will ever need is called:

    Think and grow rich
    By Napoleon Hill

    I am not saying that you should not read other books, but if you just put to practice what you learn from there, you will be successful sooner then later.
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    RICH4NURICHE New Member

    That one is on the list Tal. I have read "the Greatest Salesman In the World" by Og Mandino and highly recommend that too.

  3. A8ch

    A8ch Gold Member

    "Think and Grow Rich" and "The Greatest Salesman in the World" are two excellent and inspirational reads.

    I'd add this one to the list: The Richest Man in Babylon - George S. Clason.


    RICH4NURICHE New Member

    I've never heard that of that one Hermas, i'll look it up.

  5. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

    talfighel: Think and grow rich By Napoleon Hill
    For those who don't know, there is a 2012 version of Think And Grow Rich.
    It is titled "3 Feet From Gold" by Greg Reid of the Napoleon Hill Foundation.
    You can find video clip previews on YouTube or Greg's website.
    He interviews a lot of modern success stories to show you why
    You should never, ever, give up... 3 feet short of your goal.

    If you don't know the story behind Think and Grow Rich, it is a story worth hearing.
    Napoleon Hill was a rags to riches story who spent 20 years writing the book for free.
    Dale Carnegie is the one that gave Napoleon Hill his contacts to interview for the book.
    Visit for more information on Greg and the Napoleon Hill Foundation.

    Earning comes with LEarning.

    p.s. Greg just became a new daddy a few weeks ago, a healthy boy named Colt.
  6. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

    Check out Greg's new video about 3 Feet From Gold and Think and Grow Rich
    If the video hesitates, click HD on the player to change quality to normal.
    2 1/2 minutes that will change your thinking about failure and success.
    Greg was living in his car not that long ago, got a new caddy last week.
    Guess he wants his kid to be more comfortable?[​IMG]
  7. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

    And now for the 3rd "Think and Grow Rich" book from The Napoleon Hill Foundation:
    "Think and Grow Rich; Stickability" Watch the Stickablitiy video, awesome song.
    or on YouTube without the book promo.
    Interviews with Steve Wozniack and the inventor of the cell phone along many others.
    Even the founder of Word Press which so many of us use to create sucessful websites.
    So, "the only book you will ever need" is now 3 books, plus a few.
  8. NetWizard862

    NetWizard862 New Member

    "Think and grow rich" is a retro! It still rings the bell but there's a ton of books on business which are waaaay more relevant today. "How I Found Freedom in an Unfree World" by Harry Browne or "Uncertainty: Turning Fear and Doubt Into Fuel for Brilliance" by Jonathan Fields to mention just to mention a few. That is, I'm not even talking about all those amazing blogs on e-business. I know what I'm saying since it's been quite some time since I said "no thanks" to corporate world and got my business going with the help of all this insightful stuff and some cool SEO software.
  9. talfighel

    talfighel Silver Member

    I have just ordered a book online called:

    chicken soup for the entrepreneur's soul

    Should be interesting and very inspiring.
  10. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

    Wake up call? I'm now being "followed" by Napoleon Hill on Twitter. I do lead a strange life, lol.
    Had the privilege yesterday to see & hear both authors of "Think & Grow Rich; 3 Feet From Gold".
    Sharon Lechter has just published a New Release by Napoleon Hill called "Outwitting the Devil".
    It was written in 1938, the year after Think & Grow Rich, then locked in a vault for 64 years.
    Sharon is the co-author of Three Feet From Gold and the Rich Dad, Poor Dad series.
    She was asked by the Napoleon Hill Foundation to edit and publish his manuscript.
    It is about Napoleon Hill's own doubts and fears and how he conquered them.
    Doubt and Fear are the devil that causes us to sabotage our success.
    I highly recommend "Outwitting the Devil" by Napoleon Hill.

    Think & Grow Rich was rejected by ~250 publishers before it got accepted.
    Never give up.
  11. payment proof

    payment proof Well-Known Member

    Think & Grow Rich is an excellent, excellent book and one I've read more than once.

    Great recommendation talfighel!!
  12. Marco Casario

    Marco Casario New Member

    The Customer Magnet by Michael Cheney - should give you a few minutes of eye widening than normal experiences...
  13. Goosebump

    Goosebump New Member

    I agree - Talfighel. One of my favorites.

    Wouldn't say that's the only book you will ever need, because continuing to learn is always important haha :)

    Recently read $100 startup by Chris Guillebeau and thought that was great for our kind of people. Very inspirational and also practical!
  14. mreese601

    mreese601 Member

    This is a great book to read! But I wouldn't say that it's the only book that you would have to read!
  15. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

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  16. Just2EZ

    Just2EZ Moderator

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    For fans of "Think and Grow Rich", there are 2 *Napoleon Hill* authors on Friday Dec. 14th, 2012.

    Fridays classes include:
    10:00 - 11:30 Super Selling Mind Sets - Bob Proctor

    12:00 - 1:00 Fear Blocks Fear Removal - Rhonda Britten

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    5:30 - 6:30 Don’t Stop Three Feet From Gold - *Greg Reid*

    The week of classes costs ~$6,000 but the live stream is free for anyone interested.
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  17. getagrip

    getagrip Gold Member

    Books on motivation can help, but motivation without knowledge about how to accomplish a specific goal is useless. A lot of people have all of the motivation they need, but no knowledge about how to do it, or knowledge that is just plain bad advice, which could also be called misguided motivation. Just a thought...
  18. Another vote for Think and grow rich!
  19. Winter

    Winter New Member

    I am thinking I need to head over to Amazon and look up this Think And Grow Rich book. :)
  20. Karina Rosas

    Karina Rosas New Member

    This is a really great book. My company really pushes for his book. They are apart of the Napoleon Hill Foundation and is the go to guide for our distributors in keeping the motivation and vision going. Everyone needs to read it. It's on IBooks for free. :)

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