Here is Conwell's classic inspirational speech about finding the resources to achieve all desirable things in your own community.
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In this program, Denis Waitley narrates one of the most popular self-help speeches in the world - delivered over 6,000 times by Russell Conwell, a Baptist minister, nearly 150 years ago. At the heart of Acres of Diamonds is a parable Conwell heard while traveling through the Middle East in 1870.
Do you dream of a life of riches, prosperity, and purpose? Well, stop dreaming - the answers are not in some fantasy or far-off place. They are directly under your nose. Minister and Temple University founder Russell H. Conwell became famous for his motivational and self-improvement lecture "Acres of Diamonds", which he delivered around the nation more than 5,152 times before his death in 1925.
In Acres of Diamonds, Russell H. Conwell shows us how to identify the riches and opportunity that lie all around us. Many people search their entire life for opportunity never realizing that everything they need to succeed is already within their reach if only they recognized it.
"Good story, but very hard to listen to"