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  1. 1. The 11 Forgotten Laws That Make The Law of Attraction An Unbreakable Force. HillThe History of Napoleon Hill and His Secret to SuccessEveryone wants to be successful. Napoleon Hill believed that success was within the reach ofevery person. Our core personal beliefs directly affect how successful we can become.Positive thoughts and ideas attract success. This Law of Attraction, where like ideas attractlike ideas, was the basis for the secret of success according to Napoleon Hill.While Napoleon Hill is best known for his work as a success coach, motivational writer andspeaker, his work with the Law of Attraction has helped shape it into the movement it istoday. Experts consider him one of the pioneers in this realm of metaphysical knowledge, andeven today, people around the world study and follow his philosophies. Mr. Hills story isinteresting, as his own history and upbringing helped to shape his beliefs about success andeven his feelings about the Law of Attraction."You must get involved to have an impact. No one is impressed with the won-lost record ofthe referee." - Napoleon HillEarly LifeNapoleon Hill was born in 1883 to a poor family that lived in a one-room cabin in Virginia.He lost his mother at age 10, but his father soon remarried. After a rebellious period, he gotinvolved in writing at age 13 and began his journey to becoming one of the best-knownmotivational writers in Americas history. Though he faced much adversity as a child, he wasable to take these disadvantages and spin them into positive results.Andrew Carnegies InfluenceNapoleon Hill was already experiencing success as a writer, but had not fully realized hisdirection in life, when in 1908 he first met Andrew Carnegie. At this time Mr. Carnegie wasone of the richest and most powerful men in the world. Hill had the honor of interviewinghim for a series of articles about success. Andrew Carnegie shared his belief that successcould be achieved by nearly anyone with Hill for the article, and the two found they were
  2. 2. The 11 Forgotten Laws That Make The Law of Attraction An Unbreakable Force. spirits. Hill impressed Carnegie with his writing skills and dedication. Soon the twomen were working together to analyze successful men and women and trying to put thisinformation together into a formula for success.Napoleon Hills PhilosophiesHill, with help from Carnegie, was able to take the information he learned from hisinterviews and personal study and create what he called "The Philosophy of Achievement."He found that nearly all the successful people he interviewed embraced the same principles,so he was able to build his philosophies on these ideas. They are freedom, democracy,capitalism and harmony. He felt that while these traits helped build success, there were alsotraits, such as fear and selfishness that worked counter intuitively to the quest for success.Throughout his motivational career, Napoleon Hill helped regular people harness the positivetheories and block out these negative thoughts."There comes to your aid and to do your bidding, with the development of the sixth sense, aguardian angel who will open to you at all times the door to the temple of wisdom." -Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill and the Law of AttractionWhile Mr. Hill encouraged people to achieve success in all aspects of their life, his work withhelping people with their earning potential was one of his best known subjects. While henever outright claimed any connection with the Law of Attraction, many people feel that heembraced this philosophy with his books The Law of Success in 16 Lessons and Think andGrow Rich. He describes in Think and Grow Rich how important it is to control your ownthoughts to achieve success. He also mentions how the energy of thoughts have the ability toattract the very things we desire, which is nearly identical to the thought process of the Lawof Attraction. In Think and Grow Rich, Hill mentions a secret that will help anyone becomewealthy. One common belief is that this secret is in fact the Law of Attraction. Send outpositive thoughts and ideas to the universe and positive thoughts and happenings will comeback to you!Impact
  3. 3. The 11 Forgotten Laws That Make The Law of Attraction An Unbreakable Force. the years Hills books have remained important tools for those looking to achievesuccess, or follow the principles of the Law of Attraction. Think and Grow Rich, arguably hismost popular work, has sold over 60 million copies since it was released. Anyone who caresto study success, personal motivation or the Law of Attraction will certainly find NapoleonHills contributions important. In recent years, the Napoleon Hill Foundation has republishedmuch of his work and translated it into different languages, giving people around the worldaccess to his work.Books by Napoleon HillOver the course of his career, Napoleon Hill published dozens of books. Many of these areavailable either in print or from digital sources today. Here is a partial list of some of Hillsbestselling books including several that were released posthumously, using old notes andinformation he provided.· The Law of Success (1928)· The Master-Key to Riches· Succeed and Grow Rich Through Persuasion· The Magic Ladder To Success(1930)· Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude(1960)· You Can Work Your Own Miracles(1971)· Napoleon Hills Keys to Success: The 17 Principles of Personal Achievement· Think and Grow Rich (1937)
  4. 4. The 11 Forgotten Laws That Make The Law of Attraction An Unbreakable Force.· How to Sell Your Way through Life(1939)· Grow Rich!: With Peace of MindWho Can BenefitMany people mistakenly think the Law of Attraction and Napoleon Hills philosophies areonly applicable to entrepreneurs or other creative types. This is far from the truth. Nearlyanyone, even those in the most mundane of fields can benefit from the positive thoughtprocess and Law of Attraction. Depending on your situation, you may have to utilize theinformation in a slightly different way. The most important thing to remember is to put thosenegative thoughts behind you and concentrate on the positive thoughts that will attractpositivity into your life.Apply the Secret!Without a doubt, Napoleon Hill has been one of the forefathers of the Law of Attractionmovement, whether he publicly embraced the concept or not. Throughout his long career heinspired many people to make the changes in their own life that are needed to bring successand money into their lives.=========Bob Proctor – one of the key figures in “The Secret”- believes that the Law of Attraction isincomplete, and for the first time reveals the 11 Forgotten Laws that will finally uncover the Law’strue