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Unformatted text preview: The instructions contained in this chapter must be understood and applied with persistence, if you succeed in transmuting desire into money. The actual performance of transmuting desire into money, involves the use of auto- suggestion as an agency by which one may reach, and infl uence, the subconscious mind . The other principles are simply tools with which to apply auto-suggestion. Keep this thought in mind, and you will, at all times, be conscious of the important part the principle of auto-suggestion is to play in your efforts to accumulate money through the methods described in this book. CHAPTER 5 SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OR OBSERVATIONS The Fourth Step toward Riches KNOWLEDGE will not attract money, unless it is organized, and intelligently directed, through practical PLANS OF ACTION, to the DEFINITE END of accumulation of money. Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill An Action Summary www.secret2dollars.com This “missing link” in all systems of education known to civilization today, may be found in the failure of educational institutions to teach their students HOW TO ORGANIZE AND USE KNOWLEDGE AFTER THEY ACQUIRE IT. An educated man is not, necessarily, one who has an abundance of general or specialized knowledge. An educated man is one who has so developed the faculties of his mind that he may acquire anything he wants, or its equivalent, without violating the rights of others. Before you can be sure of your ability to transmute desire into its monetary equivalent, you will require SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE of the service, merchandise, or profession which you intend to offer in return for fortune. Perhaps you may need much more specialized knowledge than you have the ability or the inclination to acquire, and if this should be true, you may bridge your weakness through the aid of your “Master Mind” group. IT PAYS TO KNOW HOW TO PURCHASE KNOWLEDGE First of all, decide the sort of specialized knowledge you require, and the purpose for which it is needed. To a large extent your major purpose in life, the goal toward which you are working, will help determine what knowledge you need. With this question settled, your next move requires that you have accurate information concerning dependable sources of knowledge. The more important of these are: (a) One’s own experience and education (b) Experience and education available through cooperation of others (Master Mind Alliance) (c) Colleges and Universities (d) Public Libraries (Through books and periodicals in which may be found all the knowledge organized by civilization) (e) Special Training Courses (Through night schools and home study schools in particular.) As knowledge is acquired it must be organized and put into use, for a defi nite purpose, through practical plans . Knowledge has no value except that which can be gained from its application toward some worthy end....
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- Consciousness, Thought, Unconscious mind, Napoleon Hill, Action Summary www.secret2dollars.com