PERSISTENCE Is An EssentialFactor In Turning DESIRE Into MoneyWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights ...
Persistence is thePOWER OF WILLWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Prog...
Will-power And Desire, When Properly Combined, Make An Irresistible PairWebsite: http://InSearchOfH...
Wealthy people have will-power mixed with persistence that backs up their desires toinsure the attainment of their ...
Henry Ford was misunderstood to be ruthless and cold-blooded.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 ...
Ford had a habit of following through in all of his plans with PERSISTENCE.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 Al...
The Majority Of People Are ReadyTo Throw Their Aims And PurposesOverboard, And Give Up At The First Sign Of Opposition Or ...
There May Be No Heroic Relationship To The Word“Persistence,” But The Quality Is To The Character Of Men Or Women W...
• When you follow this book with the intention of applying the knowledge it conveys, your first test of your PERSISTENCE...
• Lack of persistence is one of the major causes of failure.• It is a weakness common to the majority of men and women.•...
• The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE.• Weak desires bring weak results.• Small fires only generate small amo...
• If you find you are weak in PERSISTENCE, center your attention upon the instructions contained in the chapter on “Pow...
Develop In YourSubconscious Mind, A Clear Picture Of TheObject Of Your DESIREWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 Al...
• Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you are asleep.• Infrequent or occasional eff...
Poverty Consciousness Will Voluntarily Seize The Mind Which Is Not Occupied With The Money Consciousness• POVERTY is attra...
• A poverty consciousness develops in the absence of money consciousness that must be created to order.• Some people are...
Poverty Consciousness Will Voluntarily Seize The MindWhich Is Not Occupied With The Money Consciousness• WITH PERSISTE...
Some Men Who Have Accumulated Great Fortunes, Did So Because Of NECESSITY• They developed the habit of PERSI...
• It cannot be supplanted by any other quality!• Those who have cultivated the HABIT of persistence seem to enjoy insura...
• Sometimes it appears that there is a hidden Guide whose duty is to test men through all sorts of discouraging experien...
The World Cries, “Bravo! I Knew You Could Do It!”• The hidden Guide lets no one enjoy great achievement without passin...
The World Cries, “Bravo! I Knew You Could Do It!”• They receive, as their compensation, whatever goal they are pursuin...
“EVERY FAILURE BRINGS WITH IT THE SEED OF AN EQUIVALENT ADVANTAGE”• There are exceptions to this rule• A few people k...
We Who Stand On The Side- Lines Of Life See The Overwhelmingly Large Number Who Go Down InDefeat, Never To Rise AgainWe...
• We see the few who take the punishment of defeat as an urge to greater effort.• These, fortunately, never learn to acce...
Persistence Is Based Upon Definite Causes• If you do not possess PERSISTENCE, you will not achieve noteworthy s...
• DESIRE is comparatively easy to acquire and to maintain since it is persistence in pursuing the object of intense desi...
• ACCURATE KNOWLEDGE is knowing that your plans are sound, based upon experience or observation and this encourages per...
• WILL-POWER is the habit of concentrating your thoughts on the building of your plans for the attainment of a definite ...
SYMPTOMS OF LACK OF PERSISTENCEWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of...
IF YOU REALLY WISH TOKNOW WHO YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU ARE CAPABLE OF DOING Study The List Below Since WeaknessesMust Be Ma...
• 1. Failure to recognize and to clearly define exactly what one wants.• 2. Procrastination, with or without cause is us...
• 5. The habit of relying upon alibis instead of creating definite plans for the solution of problems.• 6. Self-satisfac...
• 9. WEAKNESS OF DESIRE is due to your neglect in the choice of MOTIVES that cause you to take action.• 10. Willingness, ...
• 14. The habit of compromising with POVERTY instead of aiming at riches is caused by the general absence of ambition to...
FEAR OF CRITICISM Is TheEnemy That Belongs At TheHead Of The List Because It Generally Exists In Your Subconscious Mind, ...
Symptoms of the Fear of Criticism• The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influ...
• Anyone who has submitted to this form of fear knows the irreparable damage it does, by destroying ambition, self-relia...
• People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.• The fear of...
Thoughts Created By FEAR OF CRITICISM• “You can’t do it—the job is too big, and requires too much time.• What ...
Thoughts Created By FEAR OF CRITICISM• Who are you, anyway, to aim so high?• Remember your humble birth.•...
Most Ideas Are Still-born,And Need The Breath Of Life Injected Into ThemThrough Definite Plans Of Immediate Action.Webs...
• The time to nurse an idea is at the time of its birth.• Every minute it lives, gives it a better chance of surviving.•...
Many People Believe That Material Success Is The Result Of Favorable “Breaks.”• There is an element of ground f...
The Only “Break” Anyone Can AffordTo Rely Upon Is A Self-Made “Break.”• These come through the application of PERSISTENCE...
• Ninety eight out of 100 people don’t know what their purpose is in life nor can they define the terms below or have pl...
Riches Do Not Respond To Wishes• They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through ...
HOW TO DEVELOP PERSISTENCE• There are four simple steps that lead to the habit of PERSISTENCE.• They c...
• 1. A definite purpose backed by burning desire for its fulfillment.• 2. A definite plan, expressed in continuous actio...
These Four Steps Are Essential For Success In All Walks Of Life.• The entire purpose of the thirteen principles of this...
These Four Steps Are Essential For Success In All Walks Of Life.• Produce the riches you desire, in small or great quan...
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Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich Persistence Part1

Napoleon Hill in the book Think and Grow Rich Persistence Part1 believed persistence is critical for success and turning desire into money. In these difficult times, everyone needs ans much persistence as they can muster.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich Persistence Part1

  • 1. PERSISTENCE Is An EssentialFactor In Turning DESIRE Into MoneyWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 1
  • 2. Persistence is thePOWER OF WILLWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 2
  • 3. Will-power And Desire, When Properly Combined, Make An Irresistible PairWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 3
  • 4. Wealthy people have will-power mixed with persistence that backs up their desires toinsure the attainment of their objectives. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 4
  • 5. Henry Ford was misunderstood to be ruthless and cold-blooded.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 5
  • 6. Ford had a habit of following through in all of his plans with PERSISTENCE.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 6
  • 7. The Majority Of People Are ReadyTo Throw Their Aims And PurposesOverboard, And Give Up At The First Sign Of Opposition Or Misfortune• A few carry on DESPITE all opposition, until they attain their goal.• These few are the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and Edisons. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 7
  • 8. There May Be No Heroic Relationship To The Word“Persistence,” But The Quality Is To The Character Of Men Or Women What Carbon Is To Steel• The building of a fortune, generally, involves the application of the entire thirteen factors of this philosophy.• These principles must be understood.• They must be applied with PERSISTENCE by all who accumulate money. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 8
  • 9. • When you follow this book with the intention of applying the knowledge it conveys, your first test of your PERSISTENCE will come when you begin to follow the six steps described in the second chapter.• You must be the one or two out of every hundred who already has a DEFINITE GOAL at which you are aiming.• You need a DEFINITE PLAN for its attainment. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 9
  • 10. • Lack of persistence is one of the major causes of failure.• It is a weakness common to the majority of men and women.• Lack of persistence is a weakness that you can overcome with effort.• You ability to overcome a lack of persistence depends entirely on the INTENSITY OF YOUR DESIRE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 10
  • 11. • The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE.• Weak desires bring weak results.• Small fires only generate small amounts of heat.• Fortunes gravitate to men whose minds have been prepared to “attract” them, just as surely as water gravitates to the ocean.• This book contains all the stimuli necessary to “attune” any normal mind to the vibrations which will attract the object of one’s desires. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 11
  • 12. • If you find you are weak in PERSISTENCE, center your attention upon the instructions contained in the chapter on “Power”.• Surround yourself with a “MASTER MIND” group who help you develop persistence. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 12
  • 13. Develop In YourSubconscious Mind, A Clear Picture Of TheObject Of Your DESIREWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 13
  • 14. • Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you are asleep.• Infrequent or occasional effort to apply the rules will be of no value to you.• To get RESULTS, you must apply all of the rules until their application becomes a fixed habit with you.• In no other way can you develop the necessary “money consciousness.” Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 14
  • 15. Poverty Consciousness Will Voluntarily Seize The Mind Which Is Not Occupied With The Money Consciousness• POVERTY is attracted to you if you think about poverty.• Money is attracted to you when your mind has been deliberately prepared to attract it.• The laws of attraction are the same. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 15
  • 16. • A poverty consciousness develops in the absence of money consciousness that must be created to order.• Some people are born with such a consciousness.• Without PERSISTENCE, you will be defeated, even before you start.• With PERSISTENCE you will win.• Be PERSISTENT no matter how slowly you may, at first, have to move. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 16
  • 17. Poverty Consciousness Will Voluntarily Seize The MindWhich Is Not Occupied With The Money Consciousness• WITH PERSISTENCE WILL COME SUCCESS.• If you select your “Master Mind” group with care, you will have in it.• At least one person will aid you in the development of PERSISTENCE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 17
  • 18. Some Men Who Have Accumulated Great Fortunes, Did So Because Of NECESSITY• They developed the habit of PERSISTENCE.• They were so closely driven by circumstances, that they had to become persistent.• THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PERSISTENCE! Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 18
  • 19. • It cannot be supplanted by any other quality!• Those who have cultivated the HABIT of persistence seem to enjoy insurance against failure.• No matter how many times they are defeated, they finally arrive up toward the top of the ladder. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 19
  • 20. • Sometimes it appears that there is a hidden Guide whose duty is to test men through all sorts of discouraging experiences.• Those who pick themselves up after defeat and keep on trying, arrive. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 20
  • 21. The World Cries, “Bravo! I Knew You Could Do It!”• The hidden Guide lets no one enjoy great achievement without passing the PERSISTENCE TEST.• Those who can’t take it, simply do not make the grade.• Those who can “take it” are bountifully rewarded for their PERSISTENCE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 21
  • 22. The World Cries, “Bravo! I Knew You Could Do It!”• They receive, as their compensation, whatever goal they are pursuing.• They receive something infinitely more important than material compensation. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 22
  • 23. “EVERY FAILURE BRINGS WITH IT THE SEED OF AN EQUIVALENT ADVANTAGE”• There are exceptions to this rule• A few people know from experience the soundness of persistence.• They are the ones who have not accepted defeat as being anything more than temporary.• They are the ones whose DESIRES are so PERSISTENTLY APPLIED that defeat is finally changed into victory. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 23
  • 24. We Who Stand On The Side- Lines Of Life See The Overwhelmingly Large Number Who Go Down InDefeat, Never To Rise AgainWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 24
  • 25. • We see the few who take the punishment of defeat as an urge to greater effort.• These, fortunately, never learn to accept Life’s reverse gear.• But what we DO NOT SEE, what most of us never suspect of existing, is the silent but irresistible POWER which comes to the rescue of those who fight on in the face of discouragement.• When we speak of this power at all we call it PERSISTENCE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 25
  • 26. Persistence Is Based Upon Definite Causes• If you do not possess PERSISTENCE, you will not achieve noteworthy success in any calling.• DEFINITENESS OF PURPOSE is knowing what you want first and this is the most important step toward the development of persistence. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 26
  • 27. • DESIRE is comparatively easy to acquire and to maintain since it is persistence in pursuing the object of intense desire.• SELF-RELIANCE is the belief in your ability to carry out a plan that encourages you to follow with your plan through with persistence.• DEFINITENESS OF PLANS are organized plans, even though they may be weak and entirely impractical, that encourage persistence. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 27
  • 28. • ACCURATE KNOWLEDGE is knowing that your plans are sound, based upon experience or observation and this encourages persistence…“guessing” instead of “knowing” destroys persistence.• CO-OPERATION is sympathy, understanding, and harmonious cooperation with others that tends to develop persistence. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 28
  • 29. • WILL-POWER is the habit of concentrating your thoughts on the building of your plans for the attainment of a definite purpose, leads to persistence.• HABIT is the development of persistence through the creation of a habit.• The mind absorbs and becomes a part of the daily experiences it feeds on.• Fear, the worst of all enemies, can be effectively cured by forced repetition of acts of courage. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 29
  • 30. SYMPTOMS OF LACK OF PERSISTENCEWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 30
  • 31. IF YOU REALLY WISH TOKNOW WHO YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU ARE CAPABLE OF DOING Study The List Below Since WeaknessesMust Be Mastered By All Who Accumulate Riches Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 31
  • 32. • 1. Failure to recognize and to clearly define exactly what one wants.• 2. Procrastination, with or without cause is usually backed up with a formidable array of alibis and excuses.• 3. Lack of interest in acquiring specialized knowledge.• 4. Indecision is the habit of “passing the buck” on all occasions, instead of facing issues squarely. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 32
  • 33. • 5. The habit of relying upon alibis instead of creating definite plans for the solution of problems.• 6. Self-satisfaction has no remedy and there is no hope for those who suffer from this affliction.• 7. Indifference, usually reflected in one’s readiness to compromise on all occasions, rather than meet opposition and fight it.• 8. The habit of blaming others for one’s mistakes, and accepting unfavorable circumstances as being unavoidable. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 33
  • 34. • 9. WEAKNESS OF DESIRE is due to your neglect in the choice of MOTIVES that cause you to take action.• 10. Willingness, even eagerness, to quit at the first sign of defeat is based upon one or more of the 6 basic fears.• 11. Lack of ORGANIZED PLANS is countered by writing out your plans where they may be analyzed.• 12. The habit of neglecting to move on ideas, or to grasp opportunity when it presents itself.• 13. WISHING instead of WILLING. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 34
  • 35. • 14. The habit of compromising with POVERTY instead of aiming at riches is caused by the general absence of ambition to be, to do, and to own.• 15. Searching for all the short-cuts to riches…trying to GET without GIVING a fair equivalent, usually reflected in the habit of gambling, endeavoring to drive “sharp” bargains.• 16. FEAR OF CRITICISM is failure to create plans and to put them into action, because of what other people will think, do, or say. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 35
  • 36. FEAR OF CRITICISM Is TheEnemy That Belongs At TheHead Of The List Because It Generally Exists In Your Subconscious Mind, Where Its Presence Is Not RecognizedWebsite: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 36
  • 37. Symptoms of the Fear of Criticism• The majority of people permit relatives, friends, and the public at large to so influence them that they cannot live their own lives, because they fear criticism.• Huge numbers of people make mistakes in marriage, stand by the bargain, and go through life miserable and unhappy, because they fear criticism which may follow if they correct the mistake. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 37
  • 38. • Anyone who has submitted to this form of fear knows the irreparable damage it does, by destroying ambition, self-reliance, and the desire to achieve.• Millions of people neglect to acquire belated educations, after having left school, because they fear criticism.• Countless numbers of men and women, both young and old, permit relatives to wreck their lives in the name of DUTY, because they fear criticism.• Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 38
  • 39. • People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.• The fear of criticism, in such cases is stronger than the DESIRE for success.• Too many people refuse to set high goals for themselves, or even neglect selecting a career, because they fear the criticism of relatives and “friends” who may say “Don’t aim so high, people will think you are crazy. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 39
  • 40. Thoughts Created By FEAR OF CRITICISM• “You can’t do it—the job is too big, and requires too much time.• What will your relatives think of you?• How will you earn a living?• No one has ever organized a philosophy of success so what right have you to believe you can do it? Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 40
  • 41. Thoughts Created By FEAR OF CRITICISM• Who are you, anyway, to aim so high?• Remember your humble birth.• What do you know about philosophy.• People will think you are crazy.• Why hasn’t some other person done this before now?” Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 41
  • 42. Most Ideas Are Still-born,And Need The Breath Of Life Injected Into ThemThrough Definite Plans Of Immediate Action.Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 42
  • 43. • The time to nurse an idea is at the time of its birth.• Every minute it lives, gives it a better chance of surviving.• The FEAR OF CRITICISM is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas that never reach the PLANNING and ACTION stage. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 43
  • 44. Many People Believe That Material Success Is The Result Of Favorable “Breaks.”• There is an element of ground for the belief, but those depending entirely upon luck, are nearly always disappointed.• They overlook another important factor which must be present before they can be sure of success. It is the knowledge that favorable “breaks” can be made to order. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 44
  • 45. The Only “Break” Anyone Can AffordTo Rely Upon Is A Self-Made “Break.”• These come through the application of PERSISTENCE.• The starting point is DEFINITENESS OF PURPOSE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 45
  • 46. • Ninety eight out of 100 people don’t know what their purpose is in life nor can they define the terms below or have plans to achieve them. – Security – Money – Happiness – Fame And Power – Social Recognition – Ease In Living – ABILITY TO SING, DANCE, Or WRITE Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 46
  • 47. Riches Do Not Respond To Wishes• They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant PERSISTENCE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 47
  • 48. HOW TO DEVELOP PERSISTENCE• There are four simple steps that lead to the habit of PERSISTENCE.• They call for no great amount of intelligence, no particular amount of education, and but little time or effort. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 48
  • 49. • 1. A definite purpose backed by burning desire for its fulfillment.• 2. A definite plan, expressed in continuous action.• 3. A mind closed tightly against all negative and discouraging influences, including negative suggestions of relatives, friends and acquaintances.• 4. A friendly alliance with one or more persons who will encourage one to follow through with both plan and purpose. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 49
  • 50. These Four Steps Are Essential For Success In All Walks Of Life.• The entire purpose of the thirteen principles of this philosophy is to enable you to take these four steps as a matter of habit because they are the steps that:• Allow you to control your economic destiny• Give you freedom and independence of thought Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 50
  • 51. These Four Steps Are Essential For Success In All Walks Of Life.• Produce the riches you desire, in small or great quantities• Are the pathway to your power, fame, and worldly recognition• Guarantee you favorable “breaks”• Convert your dreams into physical realities• Give you mastery over FEAR, DISCOURAGEMENT, INDIFFERENCE. Website: http://InSearchOfHeroes.net ©2012 All rights reserved. * In Search Of Heroes™ Program 51