Your formula to build a strong sense of self-worth so that you can better recognize opportunity, take action on your dreams, and enhance your resilience. A lack of self-confidence is one of the greatest maladies of todayÕs world, one that is responsible for the rampant helplessness, lack of self-control, aimlessness, procrastination, and despair that characterize modern society. But as the venerable steel magnate Andrew Carnegie emphasized to Hill, ÒConfidence is a state of mind, necessary to succeed, and the starting point of developing self-confidence is definiteness of purpose.Ó The time for self-doubt and self-criticism is over. Your faith in yourself and your abilities determines whether you fail or succeed. Napoleon HillÕs Self-Confidence Formula enables you to boost your self-confidence through the application of HillÕs strategies for controlling your thoughts. By implementing these principles, you will not only be able to operate at a higher plane of thought and actionÑattracting more opportunities, gaining influence, and strengthening relationshipsÑbut you will also be able to instill this critical quality in others.Napoleon HillÕs Self-Confidence Formula gives you the keys to success and fulfillment by equipping you to: áunlearn fears, insecurities, and limitations acquired in childhood and adolescence ácondition your mind to believe in the certainty of your success átake bold, confident action on your definite chief aim áconquer your inferiority complex through the mastermind principle ábuild the self-reliance and self-esteem of todayÕs youthYou are now on the journey to confident, purposeful living. As you implement HillÕs principles, you will cultivate a state of mind primed to accept the abundance reserved for you.