When Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) wrote Outwitting the Devil in 1938, he had just published Think and Grow Rich, a self-help primer that was destined to become one of the bestselling books of all time. Caught up in the bustle of fame, Hill never published this standalone follow-up, yielding to the objections of friends that the text was too controversial. Now this long-suppressed tome of self-improvement is available for the first time. Outwitting the Devil is a parable about how our search for self-fulfillment is undermined by our darker side and, more importantly, how we can struggle and win against negative habits and unwarranted fears. To this powerful work, motivational author Sharon Lechter (Rich Dad, Poor Dad; Three Feet from Gold) has added useful annotations.
Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Successby Napoleon Hill, Dan John Miller, Phil Gigante
In 1938, just after publication of his all-time bestseller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill reveals that he broke the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscriptOutwitting the Devilproved so controversial, it was hidden for more than seventy years. Now Sharon Lechter brings us this important audiobook/i>/i>… See more details below
In 1938, just after publication of his all-time bestseller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill reveals that he broke the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscriptOutwitting the Devilproved so controversial, it was hidden for more than seventy years. Now Sharon Lechter brings us this important audiobook, annotating and editing it for a contemporary audience. Using his legendary ability to get to the root of human potential, Hill digs deep to identify the greatest obstacles we face in reaching our personal goalsincluding fear, procrastination, anger, and jealousyas tools orchestrated by the Devil himself. These hidden methods of control can lead us to ruin, and Hill reveals the seven principles of good that will allow us to finally triumph over them and succeed. Fascinating, provocative, and empowering, Outwitting the Devil shows how to create your own path to success, harmony, and fulfillment in an age of uncertainty and fear.
“My simple faith is this: If we are created in God’s image, then we were born to create, and to create is to prosper. [This] previously unpublished Napoleon Hill manuscript…. I’ve read it and recommend it.” Rich Karlgaard, Publisher of Forbes magazine
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Meet the Author
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) was born in a one-room cabin on the Pound River in Wise County, Virginia. He began his writing career at age 13 as a "mountain reporter" for small town newspapers and went on to become America's most beloved motivational author. His classic work, Think and Grow Rich, continues to inspire millions to believe and achieve and is a cornerstone of the modern self-actualization movement. Before passing, Hill established the Foundation as a nonprofit educational institution whose mission is to perpetuate his philosophy of leadership, self-motivation, and individual achievement.
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