Monday, October 31, 2011

30 Major Causes of Failure...

Excerpt from the book "Think and Grow Rich" By Napolean Hill

[1] Unfavorable Hereditary Background
[2] Lack of a Well defined purpose in life
[3] Lack of ambition to Aim Above Mediocrity
[4] Insufficient Education
[5] Lack of Self Discipline
[6] Ill Health
[7] Unfavorable environmental influences during childhood
[8] Procrastination
[9] Lack of Persistence
[10] Negative Personality
[11] Lack of controlled urge
[12] Uncontrolled desire or "Something for Nothing"
[13] Lack of a well defined power of decision
[14] One or More of the basic six fears [poverty, criticism, ill health, loss of love of someone, old age, death]
[15] Wrong selection of a mate in marriage
[16] Over Caution
[17] Wrong selection of associates in business
[18] Superstition and Prejudice
[19] Wrong selection of a vocation
[20] Lack of Concentration of Effort
[21] The habit of indiscriminate spending
[22] Lack of enthusiasm
[23] Intolerance
[24] Intemperance
[25] Inability to cooperate with others
[26] Possession of power that was not acquired through self effort
[27] Intentional Dishonesty
[28] Egotism and Vanity
[29] Guessing instead of Thinking
[30] Lack of capital

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