Napoleon Hill, Compiled by Jeffery Gitomer. Foreword, action and annotations by Jeffrey Gitomer authorized by the Napoleon Hill foundation new York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Gitomer brings you the very foundation of Napoleon Hill’s self-help legacy: his long-lost original notes, letters and lectureship compiled, edited and annotated for the modern reader. Twenty years before the publication of his magnum opus think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill was an instructor, philosopher and writer at the George Washington Institute in Chicago, where he taught courses in advertising and sales. These rare, never-before-seen lectures were thought to be lost to history. Until now, given exclusive access to the archives of the Napoleon Hill foundation, Jeffrey Gitomer has unearthed Hill’s original course notes containing the fundamental beliefs in hard work and personal development that established Hill as a global leader of success and positive attitude. In truthful living, Gitomer has captured Hill’s foundational wisdom for the twenty-first century. These easy-to-implement, real-world strategies for life, family and business prove as energizing and inspiring today as they were nearly one hundred years ago. Napoleon Hill, born in a one-room cabin in wise County, Virginia, had a long and successful career writing, teaching and lecturing about the principles of success. His work is a monument to individual achievement, the cornerstone of modern motivation. The Napoleon Hill foundation is a non-profit educational institution perpetuating his philosophy of leadership and self-motivation. Jeffrey Gitomer is the New York Times bestselling author of thirteen books on sales, attitude and personal development, including the sales Bible, the little gold book of yes! Attitude, 21.5 unbreakable laws of selling and the award-winning the little Red book of selling, which has sold more than five million copies worldwide and was featured as an essential work in the 100 Best business books of all time.