Ezine 562 | 27 October 2017

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Vintage Essays By Judy Williamson, Director of the Napoleon Hill World Learning Center at Purdue University Calumnet

Dear Readers,

Over the course of my life I have noticed and learned many things about successful people and their financial well-being and I have listed them below:

1. Many of the people who are well off financially started saving and investing early in their careers. Those that have financial difficulties did not start early, or even start at all.

2. Financially well off couples discuss their financial status and plan both their savings and spending jointly.

3. The Wall Street Journal and a survey by NBC recently stated that two out of three adults age 65 and older did not have $1,000.

4. Successful people are more likely to invest the maximum amount into their retirement plan.

5. Successful people tend to pay their credit card bills off each month, while other people only make the minimum payment each month.

6. Successful people tend to get shorter mortgages and pay them off early.

7. Successful people tend to keep three or more months income on hand to take care of emergencies, while others use credit cards or loans.

8. Successful people tend to finance an automobile for a shorter term and pay a larger down payment upfront.

9. Successful people are more likely to continue their education to help them acquire a better position and salary.


I wish you the best in all that you do.
Don Green
Executive Director Napoleon Hill Foundation

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The Law of Success


Six Ways to Turn Desires Into Gold
by Napoleon Hill

The method by which desire for riches can be transmuted into its financial equivalent, consists of six definite, practical steps, viz:

First: fix in your mind the exact amount of money you desire. It is not sufficient merely to say “I want plenty of money.” Be definite as to the amount. (There is a psychological reason for definiteness which will be described in a subsequent chapter.)

Second: determine exactly what you intend to give in return for the money you desire (There is no such reality as “something for nothing.”)

Third: establish a definite date when you intend to possess the money you desire.

Fourth: create a definite plan for carrying out your desire, and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action.

Fifth: write out a clear, concise statement of the amount of money you intend to acquire, name the time limit for its acquisition, state what you intend to give in return for the money, and describe clearly the plan through which you intend to accumulate it.

Sixth: read your written statement aloud, twice daily, once just before retiring at night, and once after arising in the morning. As you read — see and feel and believe yourself already in possession of the money.

It is important that you follow the instructions described in these six steps. It is especially important that you observe, and follow the instructions in the sixth paragraph. You may complain that it is impossible for you to “see yourself in possession of money” before you actually have it. Here is where a burning desire will come to your aid. If you truly desire money so keenly that your desire is an obsession, you will have no difficulty in convincing yourself that you will acquire it. The object is to want money, and to become so determined to have it that you convince yourself you will have it.

Source: Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, Fawcett Books, 1963, pp. 36–37.

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Intensity vs. Creativity
by Jim Stovall

There are only two ways to overcome any challenge. You either must employ intensity or creativity. There are some situations that require creativity. An old problem must be looked at in a new way, or a new solution must be developed toward existing circumstances. On the other hand, there are problems and challenges that will only respond to prolonged and sustained intensity. You must simply beat on the door repeatedly until it opens or caves in. The artistry in human endeavor comes into play when we determine whether we are going to utilize intensity or creativity. The two traits are invaluable if you are going to be successful, but they are never interchangeable. Too often, there are people who want to use creativity when a situation requires intensity. They are looking for “get rich quick,” “magic pill,” or “short cut” solutions to situations that require good old fashioned work and intensity.

Whether you want to get in shape, become financially independent, or get a post graduate degree, there is a lot of marathon-like work involved. People who are looking for microwave solutions to crock pot challenges never succeed. The tortoise and the hare taught us all this when we were in preschool. Unfortunately, life has to remind us from time to time. On the other hand, there are situations that require creativity and will simply not respond to intensity. There are uninformed people who mistakenly find misguided virtue in working hard instead of working smart. They would rather repeatedly beat their head against an immovable wall instead of going around the wall, climbing over it, or finding the passage that leads to the other side.

If you keep doing the same thing you’ve always done, you’re going to achieve the same result. If you keep doing the same thing with more intensity, you will likely achieve more of the same result. I am sure you have met people in your personal and professional lives who are always looking for the easy way to do everything. On the other hand, I’m sure you know people who seem to want to do everything the hard way. The next time you are presented with an immediate challenge, before you leap in, think for a minute about whether this is a situation that will best respond to creativity or intensity. Once you have determined how you are going to proceed, obstacles seem to become far less daunting. As you go through your day today, don’t forget to employ both of the tools at your disposal—intensity and creativity.

Source: Wisdom for Winners Vol 1.

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