Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, was a long time pending book to be read on my list. Finally have read one of the most recommended books on self help.
Napoleon has studied many successful persons to find basic principal of success. He has listed 13 steps in this book which can be followed to achieve what ever you wish for.
The 13 “steps” listed in the book are:
1. Desire (You should have intense desire of what do you want)
2. Faith (Have faith that you will make it)
3. Autosuggestion (Pre condition your mind with repeating the mission statement aloud morning and evening, while visualizing the goal in mind)
4. Specialized Knowledge (Acquire people or know how about how to reach your goal)
5. Imagination (It has been said that man can create anything which he can imagine)
6. Organized Planning (Create plans about how to achieve your goal .. put your desire in to action)
7. Decision (Decision making will be a important part about your success. Be quick to make decision, but slow to change it.)
8. Persistence (Persistence will be the key .. never give up)
9. Power of the Master Mind (Create a group of people which will help you succeed in your goal)
10. The Mystery of Sex Transmutation (Sex is one of the most powerful stimulant,redirecting this stimulant to reach your goal)
11. The Subconscious Mind (Engrave goals in your Subconscious and only with positive thoughts)
12. The Brain (Idea of the Infinite intelligence .. sometimes if you are aligned, you get creative thoughts from no where)
13. The Sixth Sense (The point at which the mind of man contacts the Universal Mind)
You can easily read this book in a 7 to 10 days. If you follow even some of the principal mentioned in this book, then you will drastically improve your life and success rate. You can get your copy from here.