Biography Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill was born in 1883. His family was poor and they lived in the hills of Virginia.

When he was 13 years old (1896), Napoleon Hill started writing for his father’s Paper. He used these earnings to enter Law school (Georgetown University). This wasn’t enough so he withdraws.

He continued writing and experienced a turning point in 1908, due to an assignment to interview Andrew Carnegie. The duration of this interview was three days instead of three hours. At that time mister Carnegie was one of the most powerful men in the world. He gave Napoleon Hill a proposal to invest his time and efforts of study and exploration in wealthy people to understand their success formula without payment. This challenge took Napoleon Hill because he already was poor and got nothing to lose. Also, his curiosity let him the motivation to go for this challenge. So Napoleon Hill did many interviews of successful people of the time, like Henry Ford, Alexander Graham Bell, and so on.


Mr. Hill’s teachings will be regularly posted on the Training segment.