Think & Grow Rich Lessons
Gladys Brice Dallas, TX, United States

Posted: 2017-06-19

                             Chapter 9 Persistence

                        The 8th Step Toward Riches


    Hill mentioned that there are four simple steps which lead to the habit of  PERSISTENCE.


The necessary steps are as follows;


  1. A Definite Purpose backed by Burning Desire for it’s Fulfillment.

  2. A Definite Plan, expressed in Continuous Action.

  3. A Mind closed tightly against all Negative and Discouraging Influences, including negative suggestions of relatives, friends and acquaintances.

  4. A Friendly Alliance with one or more persons who will encourage one to follow through with both plan and purpose.


I recently joined a church in Dallas because I’m new to the area. During New Members Classes on Sunday, I discovered that the first lady of the church is a very positive person. She said she doesn’t watch the news because of all the negativity. I can definitely relate to that. In order to enjoy life to the fullest, it’s important that I remain positive, think positive thoughts and stay far away from negative people. She also asked everyone if they had dreams. Well, I learned from this Mastermind Group to only share my dreams with likeminded folks who are successful that can lead me to success as well. I mentioned to her that  I have an idea of what I’m interested in pursuing. Her response was, “ I know you do.”


 I know to put God first, have Faith, Persistence, a Burning Desire to succeed and eventually everything will fall into place.


Grateful to be here and be a part of this group.



Gladys M Brice