An Introduction by Tom Butler-Bowdon 1 What Do You Want Most? 19 Publisher's Preface to Original Edition 22 Author's Introduction to Original Edition 24 1. Introduction 33 2. Desire (The First Step to Riches) 53 3. Faith (The Second Step to Riches) 79 4. Auto-Suggestion (The Third Step to Riches) 106 5. Specialized Knowledge (The Fourth Step to Riches) 116 6. Imagination (The Fifth Step to Riches) 136 7. Organized Planning (The Sixth Step to Riches) 156 8. Decision (The Seventh Step to Riches) 213 9. Persistence (The Eighth Step to Riches) 229 10. Power of the Master Mind (The Ninth Step to Riches) 252 11. The Mystery of Sex Transmutation (The Tenth Step to Riches) 263 12. The Sub Conscious Mind (The Eleventh Step to Riches) 292 13. The Brain (The Twelfth Step to Riches) 302 14. The Sixth Sense (The Thirteenth Step to Riches) 312 15. How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear (Clearing the Brain for Riches) 326 This Standing Army 372 Bibliography of Napoleon Hill 379 About Tom Butler-Bowdon 381 Tributes to Napoleon Hill from Great American Leaders 382
Napoleon Hill began his writing career at the age of 13 as a reporter for small town newspapers, yet went on to become America's best loved motivational author. His work stands as a monument to individual achievement and is the cornerstone of modern motivational thinking. Tom Butler-Bowdon is the author of five bestselling books on the classic writings in self-help and motivation. He has been described by USA Today as 'a true scholar of this type of literature'.