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A profound life lesson from the world’s richest man

December 26, 2014 Gary Chappell

 

I “work” for a man who spent the first half of his life becoming the richest man in the world. He then spend the last half of his life giving it away. Once he reached his goal of becoming the world’s richest man, Andrew Carnegie gave back in ways that made this a better world. He funded these remarkable institutions:

  • Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • 3,000 public libraries
  • Carnegie Institution for Science
  • Carnegie Hero Fund
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, among others.

Yet, by far, Andrew Carnegie’s biggest contribution was launching the research that led to the method anyone can use to follow in his footsteps.


If your desire is to have wealth, prosperity, and a strong sense of accomplishment and contribution in your life, then my assignment is to help get you there. I am here to help you receive the full benefit from the life-changing content that was started by Andrew Carnegie and finished by Napoleon Hill.

Consider this great quote from Mr. Carnegie that was printed in 1903.

“It matters little what avenue a young [person] finds first. Success can be attained in any branch of human labor. There is always room at the top in every pursuit. Concentrate all your thought and energy upon the performance of your duties. Put all your eggs into one basket and then watch that basket, do not scatter your shot.”

                                                                                                                                  -Andrew Carnegie

Invest several moments thinking about that tremendous piece of wisdom and how you might apply it. It will be time well spent.

How do you feel about the work you currently have? If you have no work, where is your “starting gate?” Where are the opportunities around you? Every opportunity usually disguises itself as a problem. Maybe problem solving is your escalator to success.

Here’s another great quote from Carnegie.

“Think of yourself on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!”            

                                                                                                   -Andrew Carnegie

I am so proud and honored to be in the position to help share the greatest inheritance left by Andrew Carnegie: ideas that can help create great prosperity for anyone with strong desire and will.

I hope you keep an eye out for similar posts coming your way. I have a passion for my role because I’ve used the same information to help me live my dreams. Many people have told me my life story should become a movie. Well, I don’t know about that but I have lived a rich and remarkable life. I’m very blessed to have so many incredible memories and adventures in my life.

It’s my privilege and honor to serve you,

 

 

Gary Chappell

Napoleon Hill World Ambassador

 


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  • Marty Tierney

    Mar 13, 2015

    hello,
    I wanted to point out a possible spelling error..

    Beginning paragraph “He then spend the last half of his life giving it away.”
    Should this not be "He then spent the last half of his life giving it away.

    Kindly,
    Marty J. Tierney

    p.s. i’m at the threshold


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