How they succeeded.  Orison Swett Marden

How they succeeded

By Orison Swett Marden

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THE GREAT INTEREST manifested in the life-stories of successful men and women, which have been published from time to time in the magazine Success, has actuated their production in book form. Many of these sketches have been revised and rewritten, and new ones have been added. They all contain the elements that make menand women successful; and they are intended to show that character, energy, and an indomitable ambition will succeed in the world, and that in this land, where all men are born equal and have an equal chance in life, there is no reason for despair. I believe that the ideal book for youth should deal with concrete examples; for that which is taken from real life is far more effective than that which is culled from fancy. Character building, its uplifting, energizing force, has been made the basic principle of this work. Contents Introductory Note 1.Marshall Field 2.Bell Telephone Talk 3.Why The American People Like Helen Gould 4.Philip D. Armour’s Business Career 5.What Miss Mary E. Proctor Did To Popularize Astronomy 6.The Boyhood Experience Of President Schurman Of Cornell University 7.The Story Of John Wanamaker 8.Giving Up Five Thousand Dollars A Year To Become A Sculptor 9.Questions And Answers: Business Pointers By Darius Ogden Mills 10.Nordica: What It Costs To Become A Queen Of Song 11.How William Dean Howells Worked To Secure A Foothold 12.John D. Rockefeller 13.The Author Of The Battle Hymn Of The Republic - Her Views Of Education For Young Women 14.A Talk With Edison 15.A Fascinating Story 16.Carnegie As A Metal Worker 17.Herreshoff, The Yacht Builder 18.A Successful Novelist: Fame After Fifty 19.How Theodore Thomas Brought The People Nearer To Music 20.John Burroughs At Home: The Hut On The Hill Top 21.Vreeland’s Romantic Story: How He Came To Transport A Million Passengers A Day 22.How James Whitcomb Riley Came To Be Master Of The Hoosier Dialect

Orison Swett Marden

  • Publisher:
  • David De Angelis
  • ISBN:
  • 9791221376326
  • Language:
  • Inglés
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  • Kb
  • Published:
  • December 26, 2021
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