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06 May 2016

31 Causes of Personal Failure....

In his book 'Think and Grow Rich', Mr.Napolean Hill lists 31 major causes of personal failure. These are:
  1. Unfavorable hereditary background like physical / mental disabilities
  2. Lack of a well defined purpose in life. No definite goals
  3. Lack of ambitions
  4. Insufficient education
  5. Lack of self discipline
  6. Ill health
  7. Unfavorable influences during childhood
  8. Procrastination
  9. Lack of persistence
  10. Negative personality that repulse people
  11. Lack of control over sexual urges
  12. Desire for something for nothing. Interest in gambling
  13. Inability to reach quick decisions
  14. One or more of 6 basic fears: These are fear of poverty, fear of criticism, fear of ill health, fear of loss of love, fear of old age and fear of death.
  15. Wrong selection of mate in marriage
  16. Over-caution. not risk taking . Risk averse
  17. Wrong selection of business partners
  18. Superstition and prejudice
  19. Wrong selection of Vocation
  20. Lack of concentration of effort
  21. Indiscriminate spending: No savings
  22. Lack of enthusiasm
  23. Intolerance.especially connected with racial, religious and political differences of opinion
  24. Intemperance
  25. Inability to co-operate with others
  26. Possession of power that was not acquired through self-effort
  27. Intentional dishonesty
  28. Egotism an vanity
  29. Guessing instead of thinking 
  30. Lack of capital
  31. Others.

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