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Think and Grow Rich

Written by: Napoleon Hill
Narrated by: Russ Williams
Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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Publisher's Summary

"Think and Grow Rich" is a motivational personal development and selfhelp audiobook written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie.

While the title implies that this book deals only with how to achieve monetary wealth, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help individuals do or be almost anything they want in this world. For instance, Jim Murray (sportswriter) wrote that "Think and Grow Rich" was credited for Ken Norton's boxing upset of Muhammad Ali in 1973.

The book was first published in 1937 during the Great Depression. At the time of Hill's death in 1970, "Think and Grow Rich" had sold 20 million copies. It remains the biggest seller of Napoleon Hill's books, a perennial bestseller after 70 years (BusinessWeek Magazine's BestSeller List ranked "Think and Grow Rich" as the sixth bestselling paperback business book 70 years after it was first published).

"Think and Grow Rich" is listed in John C. Maxwell's "A Lifetime Must Read Books List".
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Legendary Book Everyone Needs to Read

This is the second time I read this book, but this time via Audible. Def worth the read multiple times and a life changer.

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Indispensible

I recommend the book for the people who
have the will to change themselves for the better

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One of the best deceived stories

At first I found the book rather intriguing, the concept made sense. If you focus all your energy into one goal you will accomplish that goal because your entire thought process is geared toward accomplishing that goal. I found the stories of how people found success through determination and was really like “wow, these are some great stories” especially when I started reading about his deaf son with no ears. I was so intrigued that I wanted to find out more information and thought there must be a crazy biography on this kid who had no ears and learned to live a fully functioning life and inspired other deaf children to take action of there lives and move forward. In trying to find more information it seemed increasingly harder to even find references to Napoleon Hills son with out the reference pointing to the book. Then upon further investigation it led me to realize that the real Napoleon Hill was considered a Con Artist, who has skipped out on many towns after scamming people for their monies experiencing the rise of success and wealth only to blow on unnecessary and lavishing expenses which soon dried up his funds causing him to go out and scam some more. This lead him into writing a couple other books most of which were flops until this book came around, which became an instant hit over the years and the original Napoleon Hill became forgotten and the character in his book became the real one. Another disappointing portion is when Napoleon Hill claimed to have had a meeting with Andrew Carnegie a very famous and wealthy person (not to be mistaken with Dale Carnegie the author) who taught Napoleon the “SECRET” and tasked him with acquiring the knowledge of success from all these great people. However when looking into this further it appears there was never a mention of this from Andrew Carnegie as well it didn’t fit his nature to do this when he had many influential people and hard workers who were in his life to get stuff done. However he was unable to comment in the book as it was written and published after Mr Carnegie had passed away. Unfortunate how that timing worked.

Unfortunately after getting only a portion of the way through this book and riding the roller coaster of intrigue, excitement and then to utter disappointment I had to put the book down because I no longer felt compelled to learn from a person who had a university shut down by trying to set up a fraudulent mechanic shop in the auto class. Or tried to sell fake shares in an organization that was grossly undervalued.

I believe this book show be titled “Think and write a book, then sell the book and grow rich”

In the end this is all my personal opinion on the matter from what I read and believed to be true.

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Read only if you're ready to grow rich.

This book is recommended by many big names in the business world and for good reason. Napoleon Hill is an amazing author and has gathered an incredible amount of wisdom and knowledge over his years. In this book he shares many principles that if put into action will allow you to Think and Grow Rich. So if you're anything like me ("poor") and have a hunger to dig yourself out of the ditch and onto financial freedom, this is the book for you. Also the narrator is great too!

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bible of self improvement

just love it. one of it's kind book that I highly recommend everyone to listen to

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Great value for the price.

The fundamentals of this book are great. The stories are based around subjects and topics 100 years ago such as the stock market crash, great depression, model A Ford etc. but at the end of it you do walk away wiser than when you started.

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good but a bit outdated

it's fun to have a perspective of the world from nearly 100 years ago, but some of the concepts and point of view are a bit outdated!

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Great

Great book, I will definitely recommend it, and will keep reading again and again, thank you audible

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Great but too detailed

The book is great but some chapter really lost me in their lengthy and history details.

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Insightful

Love this book. Highly recommended. Insightful. Information is clearly layed out and requires multiple reads

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  • wasim
  • united states
  • 2018-04-29

Great narration of one of the greatest books ever written

I have listed to this book before by other narrators. I really enjoyed this version with this narrator. This book is beyond writing a review about it !!

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  • Thor
  • 2017-12-29

lots of thought provoking information.

the overall thoughts in this book are great. i like that the research to make this book was information from major historical figures. some of the ideas are a little out there, but for the most part it seems like if you let this book guide you. you can gain what you want in life.

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  • Stephen S.
  • 2019-04-09

great book to help unlock the mind..

learn from the gathered information of the greatest people of all time.. learn what it takes

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  • Leonard peart
  • 2019-02-10

best book ever written

Napoleon Hill is a genius 25 years of his life work well worth it over a hundred years now and this book is still the greatest book ever written I love every detail about the book and every message and every word that hit deliver to help you see the truth about life one of the most powerfulest book of all time well written thank you for all the for audible. is easy to see why this book could change any one life if you pay attention and understand the secret every other book is written after this book and are given the message but no book so far I have read I've delivered have deliver like think and grow Rich wonderful book excellent narrator this book will always be timeless

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  • Kay R
  • 2018-12-29

revisited this book after a long time

book might be old but every word is worth its weight in gold. loved listening

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-12-11

great read

great read, valuable lessons and the 13 steps to getting riches along with a self assessment to evaluate yourself

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-12-11

My life has changed. Best information ever!

This book provided me confirmation about belief and faith. I know now that I control what I think.

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  • Lorraine
  • 2018-09-19

worth listening too many times

such an inspirational book and worth listening to more than one time, it will only be useful if you are ready to Think and Grow Rich

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  • Travis L Wilson
  • 2018-08-14

Great reminder of basics

This book is a great “power of positive thinking” type book. It’s writing is dated but still relevant and inspiring. I will listen to several more times. If you like motivational, self help type books, this is a classic.

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  • Joan Sherrill Palmer
  • 2018-08-07

Inspiring

Definitely not a read and get rich book. However, I found it to be a very inspiring read.

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  • DCGavril
  • 2019-04-16

Excellentes méthodes, même pour aujourd'hui

Les concepts et les méthodes sont vraiment utiles, même aujourd'hui avec toutes les interactions numériques. Les premiers chapitres du livre audio pourraient être améliorés, mais le reste est merveilleux, alors n'abandonnez pas si vite. Beaucoup d'idées viennent ou sont similaires à celles trouvées dans les livres de Dale Carnegie, mais il y a d'autres aspects authentiques dont parle Napoléon Hill.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-11-25

Inspiring

I enjoyed this audiobook and most of the principles are up to date!

I recommend without hesitation

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  • Client d'Amazon
  • 2018-11-24

Doesn’t fit the book

Too bad...
The chapters don’t fit the tracks of the audio books, the are 16 chapters and more than 100 tracks on this audio program.

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  • nathalie hunter
  • 2018-07-23

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i really enjoyed listening to this book. It is full of interesting knowledge and you get your aha- moments along the way to start realizng what lays next on your path.
It is a pity though that there are an enourmous amount of chapters that do not relate to the books chapters. sometimes a "new" chapter even starts in the middle of a phrase.
This makes it incredibly difficult to go back to a particular part of the book.