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The Master-Key to Riches Summary – Napoleon Hill

Arthur Worsley
by Arthur Worsley
M.A. Psychology, Oxford. McKinsey Alum. Founder & Editor at TAoL.
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by Napoleon Hill
The Master-Key to Riches is an accessible self help manual that covers everything from positive thinking and goal visualization to habit formation and self-discipline - by titan of the genre and author of Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill. (208 pages)

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The Master-Key to Riches Summary

This publisher’s blurb is taken from the 2009 Dover Publications paperback edition of The Master-Key to Riches.

Discover how to open your mind to success and wealth with this easy-to-read guide to personal achievement. Written by Napoleon Hill, author of the self-help classic Think and Grow Rich, the book is based on the principles behind the achievements of Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and other prosperous thinkers and businessmen of the twentieth century. Millions of readers around the world have adopted its philosophy to attain career advancement, improve friendships and business relationships, build monetary wealth, and lead richer, fuller lives.

Hill shares the insider tips he learned from the top tycoons of his era, including The Law of Cosmic Habitforce, Andrew Carnegie’s “Master Mind” Method, The Magic of Going the “Extra Mile,” and The Twelve True Riches of Life. These principles — involving willpower, self-discipline, and positive thinking — can be applied by anyone of any age, regardless of occupation or economic circumstance.

The Master-Key to Riches Contents

The Master-Key to Riches has 11 main chapters…

  1. The Beginning of All Riches
  2. The Twelve Riches of Life
  3. The Eight Princes
  4. Definiteness of Purpose
  5. The Habit of Going the Extra Mile
  6. Love, The True Emancipator of Mankind!
  7. The Master Mind
  8. Andrew Carnegie’s Analysis of the Master Mind Principle
  9. Applied Faith
  10. The Law of Cosmic Habit Force
  11. Self Discipline

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