Chris Lake

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Ezine 569 | 15 December 2017

David Rockefeller was a banker and Chief Executive Officer for Chase Manhattan Corporation before his death. He was also John D. Rockefeller’s son, and was the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family until his death in March 2017. David was listed in Forbes magazine among the 400 Richest People, and was worth over three billion dollars. In a recent Wall Street Journal publication, there was an interesting article about David’s five foot Rolodex.

2017-12-15T11:01:52+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 568 | 8 December 2017

The Napoleon Hill Foundation is located on the campus of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. It is the only branch of the main campus which is in Charlottesville, Virginia. As you know, it was Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who founded the University of Virginia. Before Thomas Jefferson died, he left specific instructions about what he wanted to be written on his tombstone. He even sketched a design of the tombstone to leave nothing to chance.

2017-12-13T14:26:23+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 567 | 1 December 2017

Over my lifetime, I have read many books and would not trade the knowledge I have learned from these books for anything in the world. I recently read a book called Forty Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World by Howard Graham Buffett. I read the book because of my admiration for Howard's father, Mr. Warren Buffett.

2017-12-01T11:10:35+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 566 | 24 November 2017

The word grateful can be defined as showing appreciation and being thankful. The word was taken from a Latin phrase meaning “pleasing” and “thankful.” As we celebrate our National Holiday of Thanksgiving here in the United States, we pause to give thanks for what we have. Here are some of the few things that we should all be grateful for ...

2017-12-01T11:07:33+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 565 | 17 November 2017

As Executive Director of the Napoleon Hill Foundation, I am often asked what the secret is in Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich. The answer to that question can be debated and argued, but will not be the same for every person who reads the book. Hopefully, by the end of this article, you will have a better understanding of what the secret is, in my opinion.

2017-11-17T09:13:16+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 564 | 10 November 2017

Many business relationships remain solely committed to business. However, over time, many business relationships turn into deep friendships that are very meaningful. In the 1980s a gentleman from Japan came to the United States to visit W. Clement Stone, chairman of the Board of the Napoleon Hill Foundation. This Gentleman from Japan was Tanaka Taka-aki, Chief Executive Officer of SSI Corporation. Tanaka had been tremendously influenced by Napoleon Hill’s writings and credited much of his success to the principles expounded in Think and Grow Rich and other books by Napoleon Hill.

2017-11-10T10:35:43+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Ezine|