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Everything I Know About Success I Learned from Napoleon Hill: Essential Lessons for Using the Power of Positive Thinking by Don Green

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12OPPORTUNITIES

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

—JOHN DEWEY

I AM SURE you have heard that obstacles can be used as stepping-stones. I have been involved in real estate all of my adult life, and I have learned that the biggest opportunity that you can act on is a solution to someone else’s problem.

About 15 years ago, two noted attorneys in my hometown had problems that led to the breakup of their law practice. The attorneys owned a tract of land located at a traffic light on a major four-lane highway, a highly visible location. It is said that there are three important things in real estate: “location, location, location.” This property had it all.

Although the property had ...

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