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How Success is Won

7th Edition

300.00

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ISBN : 9788129202871

 

Author : S. K. Bolton

 

Pages : 240 pp

 

Year of Publishing : 2020

 

Binding : Paperback

 

Publisher : Indigo Books

SKU: COSH125 Categories: ,

The book some practical hints to those striving for the rich rewards In store for the leaders In the strenuous race For success.

CONTENTS
Chapter I.
The Primary Essentials of Success — Physical Vigor and Strong Nerves the Broad Foundation — Self-Mastery Life’s Greatest Victory — A Definite Object in Life Essential to Success — He Who Depends on Luck Is Doomed to Failure — The Average Man Fails Pitifully

Chapter II.
Face Life as a Battle, for This Age is Strenuous and More Courage Is Required than in the Fiercest Wars — Don’t be a Sulker — Victory Is Only for the Brave, Strong and Resolute

Chapter III.
The True Dignity of Labor — Temperate and Congenial Work Should Be Play — Inactivity and Death Are Companions — Laziness Easily Cultivated — Drones Are Always Ciphers — The Highest Development of Human Life Is Acquired Through Temperate Activity

Chapter IV.
Alcoholic Beverages One of the Greatest Foes to Success — The “Good Fellow” Always a Failure — He Is an ‘‘Easy Mark” — Too Much “Kindness of Heart” Dulls the Instinct of Self-Protection — Bussell Sage’s
Advice on Success — He Believes in Total Abstinence and Intense Concentration — A Remarkable Example of the Results of Tin- swerving Purposes

Chapter V.
Love of Your Work Essential to Success — Persistence, Determination, Attention to Detail, All Depend on This — Remarkable Success of the Farmer’s Son, James B. Duke — Life Like the Games We Play in Youth — If Engaged in an Uninteresting Occupation, Quickly Change

Chapter VI.
Life What We Make It — Happy Spirit Adds to Chances of Success — A Hearty Laugh Increases Functional Power — Don’t Be a Dignified Fool — Dignity Induces Stiff Joints, Rheumatic Twinges and Premature Senility

Chapter VII.
Unswerving Integrity Essential to Success — Honesty Pays as a Business Investment — “Do Others Before They Do You” a Bad Maxim — Occasional Rewards Hay Come from Dishonesty, but They Always Make Ultimate Failure More Certain and More Pitiful

Chapter VIII.
Jack of All Trades Master of None — Highest Type of Ability Comes With Concentration — Specialists in Any Branch Always Command the Highest Remuneration — Concentrate Your Efforts — Interesting Work and a Definite Aim Necessary to Intense Concentration

Chapter IX.
Lack of Self-Confidence a Bar to Success — Self-Conceit and Self-Confidence Discussed — Don’t Be a “”Cheap Man” — and Don’t Exaggerate Your Worth — How to Estimate Your Worth on a Salary

Chapter X.
Time Wasted in Envy a Bar to Success — The Envious Fool Stands In His Own Light — Envy and Hatred Are Poisons That Should Be Stamped Out of Your Character — Tear Down the Walls of Prejudice and Stand Out a Free Man

Chapter XI.
Some Plain Truths About Education — Helpless College Graduates — Education That Depends Upon Memory Without Reasoning Is Nothing But “”Readucation” — Have a Mind of Your Own, Search for the Truth, and Don’t Depend Too Much on Books — Practical Experience in the School of “”Hard Knocks” the World’s Greatest Teacher

Chapter XII.
Machine-Made Intellects Can Develop Little Capacity for Success — Mental Slavery an Unsurmountable Barrier — Search for the Truth and Don’t Be a Human Sheep

Chapter XIII.
Do Not Expect Gratitude — You Perform Admirable Deeds Because They Give You Pleasure — Do Not Allow the Ingratitude of Narrow Souls to Worry You or Mar Your Success

Chapter XIV.
Alcohol, Tobacco, Over-eating and Sexual Excesses the Principal Cause of Failures and Oppression — Only Weaklings “Get Drunk” to Drown Their Trouble

Chapter XV.
How Prolonged Misery Bars the Way to Success — Strive to Forget All Woes and Calamities — Cultivate Happiness — Crush Sorrow

Chapter XVI.
No Success for the Coward — This World Is Already Too Full of Mental and Physical Weaklings — No Middle Ground Between Courage and Cowardice — Throw Aside Superstition — Don’t Be Afraid of Mysteries.

Chapter XVII.
Suffering Is After All an Educator — It Can Be Made a Stepping-Stone to a Greater and a Nobler Life — Don’t Allow Difficulties to Overcome You — It Is By Conquering Difficulties That Superior Men Are Developed

Chapter XVIII.
The Mad, Wasteful Chase After Millions Cannot Lead to True Success or Give Happiness — Where the Acquirement of Financial Wealth Is the Sole Ambition, Life Is Always a Failure

Chapter XIX.
Wealth Does Not Necessarily Bring Permanent Pecuniary Independence — Money That Comes Without Effort Is Not Appreciated and Often Wrecks Man’s Highest Characteristics — Inherited Wealth a Grave Danger — Like Powder in the Hands of a Novice It is Liable to Lead to Ruin

Chapter XX.
The Sharp Man Is Not a Success — He Is Too Sharp, and Overreaches Himself As Well As Others — Even His Employers and Associates Share the General Distrust of Him — The Sharp Man’s Entire Time Is Spent in Acquiring Knowledge That Is Useful Only to Take Advantage of His Fellows

Chapter XXI.
Overworked Employees Barely Succeed — Do That which You Can Do Well — Clock-watchers and Grumblers Are Miserable Failures — Strive for the Ability to Do Tour Work Without Supervision — A Plain Talk to Those Working for Wages

Chapter XXII.
The Value of Having a Specialty in Your Line of Work — Don’t Be Satisfied with Being Merely an All-around Man — It Is the Man Who Knows More About One Especial Branch of His Subject Than Anyone Else Does That Gets Ahead Rapidly

Chapter XXIII.
Healthful Recreation a Great Aid to Success — The False Kind and the Real — Recruit Tour Energies by Refreshing Enjoyment of Well-Earned Leisure

Chapter XXIV.
Personal Appearance a Vital Factor in Success — Inestimable Value of a Healthy Physical Appearance — Pale-faced, Decrepit, Illy-Nourished People Excite Natural Repulsion — Personal Magnetism the Result of Abundant Health and Physical Virility — Neglect of Personal Hygiene a Bar to Success

Chapter XXV.
To Attain Greatest Success Body and Mind Must Be Kept in Perfect Condition — We Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made — The Living Body a Delicately Constructed, Marvelous Machine —Every Part Must Be in Perfect Working Order to Attain Highest Results — Close Relation Between Body and Mind— Proper Food and Drink Assumes Great Importance

Chapter XXVI.
Definitions of Success Vary Greatly — The Fool’s Scheme of Success — Life’s Truest Success Is Marked By the Development of Strong, Beautiful Children — The Value of Money Recognized — Money to Be Used as a Tool— It Should Not Be Mistaken as Life’s Sole Object— The True Goal Attained

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