Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Let’s start by thinking about the above quote – some of the truest words I have ever heard. I am sure in your own life you have experienced a situation where somebody has said something to you that has motivated you to be better, or devastated you.
In the case of Napoleon Hill, as he tells it, he was 10 years of age when he was introduced to a woman as “the nastiest boy in Wyse County”. She responded “that is not true – he’s a fine young fellow and will be very successful in life.” And that was the turning point for him.