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Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil Audiobook

Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success

In 1938, just after publication of his all-time best-seller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill revealed that he had broken the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscript - Outwitting the Devil - proved so controversial, it was hidden for more than 70 years. Now, Sharon Lechter brings us this important book, 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 goals....
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In 1938, just after publication of his all-time best-seller Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill revealed that he had broken the Devil’s Code, forcing him to confess his secrets. The resulting manuscript - Outwitting the Devil - proved so controversial, it was hidden for more than 70 years. Now, Sharon Lechter brings us this important book, 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 goals - including fear, procrastination, anger, and jealousy - as 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.

©2011 Napoleon Hill (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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"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 [This] previously unpublished Napoleon Hill manuscript....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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    Marcus D. Taylor Katy, Texas, US 01-07-13
    Marcus D. Taylor Katy, Texas, US 01-07-13
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    What made the experience of listening to Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil the most enjoyable?

    This book completely changed the way I see myself, my surrounding and the people I associate with. This self conflict book brings points that helped me further understand my flaws in the way I look at success and failure. It outlines two characters with two very different views of the world. One being the master manipulator and the other a strong willed character who's purpose is the force the devil character to confess his way of control in the minds of the "simpleminded". The book displays such a strong message that only one's with the necessity to control their owns minds should indulge in this wonderfully write book.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil?

    When the Devil broke down his main tricks he uses to control the minds of the "Drifters"


    What does Dan John Miller and Phil Gigante bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    They brought the passion of the manuscript as if one was in the room of the meeting.


    What did you learn from Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil that you would use in your daily life?

    Everything


    Any additional comments?

    I suggest this book for any one who wishes to start the journey of business and wish to control their own minds.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Janie Victoria, BC, Canada 03-26-12
    Janie Victoria, BC, Canada 03-26-12
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    "THIS BOOK IS A 20 ON A SCALE OF 1-10"
    If you could sum up Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil in three words, what would they be?

    Thought provoking, inspiring, I saw myself in his words. I have changed because of it.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Napoleon of course. He was concise, highly prepared, relentless, and always probing for the answer. I was amazed at the questions, and the answers from the


    What did you learn from Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil that you would use in your daily life?

    That I can change. I can stop being a drifter even if it is day by day, step by step. And thru these changes I can begin to live my life, with zest, direction and freedom. What a wonderful gift Napoleon has given us. This whole world needs the message of this book.


    Any additional comments?

    Only that I have recommended this book to at least 15 of my friends and my biggest wish is that they do the same and the message begins to spread. It is GOOD news and people need to know there is hope.
    The narrators were superb. The voices were compelling, especially the Devil. Very very well done and something you could listen to time and time again. Give up that next Starbucks with cookie and just GET this book. It is a marvel.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Las Vegas, NV, United States 01-23-12
    Robert Las Vegas, NV, United States 01-23-12
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    "It was a good book."
    What made the experience of listening to Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil the most enjoyable?

    It was read in a creative way, with different characters.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I liked him, interviewing his dark side.


    Have you listened to any of Dan John Miller and Phil Gigante ’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No.


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from Napoleon Hill's Outwitting the Devil?

    It is not about the money. It is about how you want to use the money.


    Any additional comments?

    I liked that he used Samuel Insull as an example of how not to end up. I've heard that Orwell invented Citizen Kane as mixture of William Randolph Hearst and Samuel Insull.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    R. Montgomery Lake Mary, FL, United States 09-16-11
    R. Montgomery Lake Mary, FL, United States 09-16-11
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    "Truly an Exceptional in information and narration"

    I was recommended this book during a Seminar that I attended. It draws many ideas and subjects from Napoleon Hills master piece Think and Grow Rich (Currently Listening to that now).

    I found the audio both entertaining as well as it excited me to begin to apply the information in my life.

    The interview with the Devil is powerful and there is a few funny jabs.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Felix Tamarac, FL, United States 01-27-16
    Felix Tamarac, FL, United States 01-27-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Inspiring"

    I like the story telling mode of this book to discuss moral and nature's principles of life. I appreciate the open approach to spiritual life, and the call for all beings to be in sync with their second self - spirit or soul.

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    Al-Yassa Al-Mahi Philadelphia, PA 01-19-16
    Al-Yassa Al-Mahi Philadelphia, PA 01-19-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Another good read from Napoleon Hill"

    I can see why the book was suppressed at that time.
    The format was great because of the interview style and Hill's candid conversation set the tone.

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    Sean R. Richey 01-18-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Just what I needed!"

    A must read if you've I joyed any other of Hill's work, or if your one for self help genre like myself. I couldn't stop listening.

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    T. Parrott Oregon USA 01-15-16
    T. Parrott Oregon USA 01-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Sharon Lechter ruined the book"
    Any additional comments?

    I wish I could return it to get my credit back, but audible won't let me.

    The inane commentary by the editor is both distracting and insulting to the listener's intelligence.
    We don't need to have it explained to us. Just let the book stand on it's own merits.

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    Cherron A Vaden 01-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Mastering the Inner Me"

    I am truly blessed by the treasure I've just par took. A wealth of knowledge, guidance, to say the least. Which is life changing. I will never be the same because my feel freed to walk in the dominion that God originally set man in position for. We have reason to fear any more. This information is timeless and should be in everyone's library who seek to live their lives to its fullest
    Lawrence Vaden

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    Heidi Siefkas 01-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Timeless story of tapping into the power of thought"

    I agree with many of the take-always of this book: live with purpose, power of thought, surround yourself with positive associations, and turn adversity into an opportunity. As a survivor of adversity and choosing to see the upside, I share some of the same messages in my books: When All Balls Drop & With New Eyes.

    However, this was very long-winded. In fact, the dialogue between Hill & the Devil was very repetitive. Although I enjoyed hearing the editor's comments, I think it interrupted the story for me. I would suggest a shorter version and editorial add-ins less frequently.

    In staying with the power of thought, here's to looking up!

    Heidi Siefkas

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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