Hoping to Grow Rich Turning Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich Into a Web Series

Napoleon Hill in 1937 Photograph by New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection/Library of Congress

Napoleon Hill was a writer who got his lucky break in 1908 when Andrew Carnegie told him to interview America’s foremost industrialists on the secrets of their success, according to lore. Thirty years later, Hill published Think and Grow Rich—an inspirational tome that set out a series of principles for personal achievement. (Sample chapter titles: “Desire: The Turning Point of All Achievement,” “Decision: the Mastery of Procrastination,” and “The Mystery of Sex Transmutation.”)

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