Self-Help The Great American Religion

Karlgaard, Rich
April 2011
Forbes Asia;Apr2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p14
The article focuses on the movement of self-help in the U.S. that emerged following the Great Depression of 1929. It mentions that one aspect of the movement was initiated by stockbroker Bill Wilson in 1934, who along with alcoholic Bob Smith launched Alcoholics Anonymous movement that aimed at maintaining temperance in alcoholics. It also states the works of Napoleon Hill, author of "Think and Grow Rick," and his contribution in installing motivation in people.


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