Knowledge Identifier: +Napoleon_Hill
At the age of 13, Hill began writing as a "mountain reporter" for small-town newspapers in the area of Wise County, Virginia.
Hill considered the turning point in his life to have occurred in the year 1908 with his assignment, as part of a series of articles about famous and successful men, to interview the industrialist Andrew Carnegie.
Andrew Carnegie - In 1908, he commissioned Napoleon Hill, a journalist, to interview more than 500 wealthy achievers to find out the common threads of their success
Charles F. Haanel - In 1919, Napoleon Hill wrote Haanel a letter thanking him for "The Master Key System
As a result of Hill's studies via Carnegie's introductions, the Philosophy of Achievement was offered as a formula for rags-to-riches success by Hill and Carnegie, published initially in 1925 as a multi-volume study course called The Law of Success, later re-released in 1928 in an abridged version under the same title.
Personal branding - Personal branding, self-positioning and all individual branding by whatever name, was first introduced in 1937 in the book "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill
Positive mental attitude - "'Positive mental attitude"' is a concept first introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill in the book "Think and Grow Rich"
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
Ken Norton - March 12, 1976 discussed that Norton credited Napoleon Hill's philosophy for his success