Unformatted text preview: from your daily experiences, lessons or inﬂuences which aid in
your personal advancement?
Does your presence have a negative inﬂuence on other people as a rule?
What habits of other people annoy you most?
Do you form your own opinions or permit yourself to be inﬂuenced by other people?
Have you learned how to create a mental state of mind with which you can shield
yourself against all discouraging inﬂuences?
Does your occupation inspire you with faith and hope? 227 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH Are you conscious of possessing spiritual forces of sufﬁcient power to enable you
to keep your mind free from all forms of FEAR?
Does your religion help you to keep your own mind positive?
Do you feel it your duty to share other people’s worries? If so, why?
If you believe that “birds of a feather ﬂock together” what have you learned about
yourself by studying the friends whom you attract?
What connection, if any, do you see between the people with whom you associate
most closely, and any unhappiness you may experience?
Could it be possible that some person whom you consider to be a friend is, in reality, your worst enemy, because of his negative inﬂuence on your mind?
By what rules do you judge who is helpful and who is damaging to you?
Are your intimate associates mentally superior or inferior to you?
How much time out of every 24 hours do you devote to:
a. your occupation
c. play and relaxation
d. acquiring useful knowledge
e. plain waste
Who among your acquaintances,
a. encourages you most
b. cautions you most
c. discourages you most
d. helps you most in other ways 228 NAPOLEON HILL THINK AND GROW RICH What is your greatest worry? Why do you tolerate it?
When others offer you free, unsolicited advice, do you accept it without question,
or analyze their motive?
What, above all else, do you most DESIRE? Do you intend to acquire it?
Are you willing to subordinate all other desires for this one?
How much time daily do you devote to acquiring it?
Do you change your mind often? If so, why?
Do you usually ﬁnish everything you begin?
Are you easily impressed by other people’s business or professional titles, college
degrees, or wealth?
Are you easily inﬂuenced by what other people think or say of you?
Do you cater to people because of their social or ﬁnancial status?
Whom do you believe to be the greatest person living?
In what respect is this person superior to yourself?
How much time have you devoted to studying and answering these questions? (At
least one day is necessary for the analysis and the answering of the entire list.)
If you have answered all these questions truthfully, you know more about yourself than the majority of people. Study the questions carefully, come back to them
once each week for several months, and be astounded at the amount of additional
knowledge of great value to yourself, you will have gained by the simple method of
answering the questions truthfully. If you are not certain concerning the answers
to some of the questions, seek th...
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2012 for the course ACCOUNTING 225 taught by Professor Austin during the Spring '12 term at American.
- Spring '12