Think & Grow Rich Lessons
Gary Nott Barnhart, Missouri, United States

Posted: 2016-03-30

Specialized Knowledge


When growing up, many times the phrase,“book learning” was repeated. In school,


many of my classmates barely passed the subjects to go on and graduate. According to


the D's and F's on their report card, their book learning education looked quite hopeless.


To this day, several have went on to be very successful and leaders in their work. The


difference was, they applied to themselves specialized knowledge beyond the class-


room that fitted their own imagination and ideas. Nowadays, a much used word is


NICHE, they looked 'around the corner' and found their niche.


Among many, a few sentences Mr. Hill used in this chapter stood out to me…there is a


universal demand and an ever- increasing opportunity for the person capable of


helping men and women to sell their personal services advantageously.


Capability means IMAGINATION, the one quality needed to combine specialized


knowledge with IDEAS, in the form of ORGANIZED PLANS designed to yield






Gary Nott