Think And Grow Rich
Have you heard of the incredibly famous Think and Grow Rich book? Maybe you have heard of the author, Napoleon Hill?
Think and Grow Rich became a bestseller. By 2015, more than 100 million copies had been sold worldwide. So, it is no wonder that the Think and Grow Rich movie has been made and is attracting so much interest.
The Think and Grow Rich book, and many of Napoleon Hill’s works were inspired by the New Thought philosophy. The New Thought philosophy features many beliefs concerning the Law of Attraction, and Napoleon introduced this idea in his book.
Over 80 years after the Think and Grow Rich book was published, it was ranked the sixth best-selling paperback business book (and as one of our own top 5 rated Law of Attraction books). Once the book was written and ready to be published in 1937, the book was heavily promoted as a leading self-improvement and personal development book.
Think And Grow Rich Book by Napoleon Hill
As mentioned, the Think and Grow Rich book became incredibly popular over the last 80 years. It is one of Napoleon Hill’s best selling books; many people still read and use it today – including many successful people and celebrities.
So, you may be wondering: who is Napoleon Hill?
Napoleon was born in 1883, in Southwest Virginia. Napoleon started writing from the age of 13, where he first wrote for his father's newspaper. At 17 Napoleon graduated high school and accepted a job working for a powerful lawyer called Rufus Ayers.
Consequently, Napoleon also attended law school, before having to withdraw due to lack of money.
After many failed business ventures and several personal magazines, Napoleon eventually published his first book: The Law of Success. This established him as a serious writer with potential. And though some of Napoleon’s other works proved not to be as successful as the Law of Success, this soon changed when he wrote the now-famous Think and Grow Rich book.
What is the Think and Grow Rich Book About?
The Think and Grow Rich book is about how your state of mind can help you to grow rich, not just with money but rich in happiness, healthy relationships, business success and much more. Basically rich in life! The book includes Napoleon Hill’s 13 principles for success, which you can read more about further on in this article.
The book was inspired by more than forty millionaires that Napoleon researched and interviewed. This included incredibly successful and famous individuals, such as Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Alexander Graham Bell. Napoleon wanted to use the Think and Grow Rich book to share the knowledge he gained from these men on how they came to be successful, with the world.
Napoleon has said that the idea for the Think and Grow Rich book came from his meeting with Andrew Carnegie, who was one of the wealthiest men in the world at the time. Andrew challenged Napoleon to dedicate his life to researching successful people and sharing what he found with the world.
The History Behind The Think and Grow Rich Book
As mentioned, the original Think and Grow Rich book was published in 1937. This was after Napoleon Hill spent over 20 years researching the secrets to success. The Think and Grow Rich book was also published during the Great Depression.
The book become an instant hit when it was published, especially because of the time it was released. People wanted to become rich, so this book was perfect for a lot of aspiring leaders and entrepreneurs.
After inspiring so many and gaining momentum through success stories, the popularity of Think and Grow Rich continued throughout the years – and even now, it’s just as successful. There are many celebrities who have claimed that this book has helped them to change their lives and achieve their aspiring levels of success.
Lana Del Rey has said that Think and Grow Rich is a book that she recommends for everyone to read. Oprah Winfrey has also said that Think and Grow Rich is her favorite book and that it is a contributing factor to her success.
Many more modern-day celebrities who recommend the Think and Grow Rich book include Kendrick Lamar, Bruce Lee and Anthony Joshua.
More than 100 million copies of the Think and Grow Rich book have now been sold, especially due to its publicized contribution to a lot of big named thought leaders, entrepreneurs and self made millionaire successes in life. As of today, the book still remains one of the bestselling business books of all time.
Think and Grow Rich Movie
After such resounding and long-lasting success the Think and Grow Rich Movie is much anticipated by many ‘in the know' people and there is no surprise that the incredible Think and Grow Rich book was made into a movie. Not only does the movie bring the inspirational stories from Napoleon’s Hills book – but it also provides us with the stories of today’s successful and inspiring thought leaders, entrepreneurs and more.
This Think and Grow Rich Movie has been said to focus on all of the many success stories through people's achievements from all different backgrounds – showing that anyone can achieve success if they try. The film is being called a ‘Docudrama’ as it involves real-life stories, as well as the stories from Napoleon's book, which are re-created in the film for you to watch.
The company ‘Think Rich films’, produced Think And Grow Rich: The Legacy movie and said that as filmmakers, their goal was to deliver a powerful message to the world. This is what they hope to do with the Think And Grow Rich: The Legacy Movie.
Based on the teachings in the original book, the film speaks about how Napoleon came to writing the book. As well as talking about Napoleon Hill in the film, it also includes interviews and stories from the most successful people of the present, and how the book has helped them to achieve this success.
The Think and Grow Rich Movie not only pays tribute to one of the best-selling business and self-help books of all time, but it also shows how people can “achieve extraordinary success and rise above their circumstances”.
Think and Grow Rich Movie Cast and Interviews
There are many inspiring and powerful men and women in the Think And Grow Rich movie. There are the actors who will be playing parts in the re-enactments of the older success stories. Plus, there are many interviews of the powerful people who have achieved success thanks to the Think and Grow Rich book.
Bob Proctor is a best selling author and is considered an expert on the human mind. He is interviewed in the movie and explains how much the Think and Grow Rich book helped change his life. Bob Proctor first read Think and Grow Rich when he was 26. As a result, he says that he has been studying the book every day for the last 55 years.
Another successful thought leader who gives an interview in the movie is Sandy Gallagher. Sandy has said that the Think and Grow Rich book is in her top 5 must-read books. Sandy Gallagher works with Bob Proctor and is the CEO and President of Bob’s organization.
Grant Cardone is another successful entrepreneur who also gives an interview. Grant included the Think and Grow Rich book in his top list of recommended books. He has adopted the ‘no negativity rule’ into his home and office after reading Think and Grow Rich.
Lewis Howes is a New York Times bestselling author and successful entrepreneur who has said that the Think and Grow Rich book completely changed his life. He is also interviewed in the movie. He speaks about how important it is to reach for your goals and dreams – and try to achieve what you were born to do.
Sharon Letcher is a philanthropist, international speaker, and best-selling author. She began working with the Napoleon Hill Foundation back in 2008. She has released her own book, authorized by the foundation, called: Think and Grow Rich For Women. This book takes on Napoleon's ideas and adds a woman’s perspective.
There are many more successful speakers, thought leaders, authors, and philanthropists that give interviews in the Think and Grow Rich: The Legacy movie. This includes Tim Storey, Warren Moon, Lionel Sosa, John Lee Dumas, Barbara Corcoran, Jim Stovall, John Shin and more.
Think And Grow Rich Summary
The Think and Grow Rich book and movie are about helping others learn how to achieve success and live their dreams. Napoleon says that no matter how you are feeling, you should focus on the positives, not the negatives; use a positive mindset set to achieve success. Some of the statements in the book include “thoughts are things” and “anything the human mind can believe, the human mind can achieve.”
The message of the film is that anyone can achieve success, no matter who they are or what their background is etc, if they just change their mindset. Napoleon Hill shares the success stories and secrets of the many successful and powerful men he interviewed over 20 years. These men shared with Napoleon how they have achieved success and how others can too.
In the book, Napoleon shares his 13 principles of success. These principles are the ‘formula of success’ that Napoleon produced, after researching the successful millionaires for over 20 years.
These are the 13 principles of success:
- Specialized knowledge
- Organized planning
- Mystery of sex transmutation
- The subconscious mind
- The brain
- The sixth sense
Some of the stories of these successful men are shown in the Think and Grow Rich movie, along with new stories from the successful people of today.
In the movie, interviews with thought leaders and entrepreneurs such as Bob Proctor, Rob Dyrdek, and Barbara Corcoran, show the amazing connection they all have to this incredible and life-changing book.
Think and Grow Rich Quotes
“The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.” ― Napoleon Hill
“Every adversity, every failure, every heartbreak, carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” ― Napoleon Hill
“There are no limitations to the mind except those that we acknowledge.” ― Napoleon Hill
“You are the master of your destiny, you can influence, direct and control your own environment. You can make your life what you want it to be.” ― Napoleon Hill
“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.” ― Napoleon Hill