Years ago I read the book, Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, as the years pass and different obstacles happen in my life, I always revert back to this book for reference and encouragement. Today, as I was briefly reviewing some notes I took within the book I came across a personal inventory questionnaire. These are questions that we all should think about and develop the answers too. Take a look at the questions below, compare it to your current and future endeavors, can you answers these questions yet?
Self Analysis Questionnaire for Personal Inventory – Napoleon Hill
1. Have I attained the goal which I established as my objective for the year?
2.Have I delivered service of the best possible quality of which I was capable, or could I have improved any part of this service?
3.Have I delivered service in the greatest possible quantity of which I was capable?
4.Has the spirit of my conduct been harmonious and cooperative at all times?
5.Have I permitted the habit of procrastination to decrease my efficiency, and if so, to what extent?
6. Have I improved my personality, and if so, in what ways?
7.Have I been persistent in following my plans through to completion?
8.Have I reached decisions promptly and definitely on all occasions?
9.Have I permitted any one or more of the six basic fears to decrease my efficiency?
10.Have I been either over-cautious, or under cautious?
11.Has my relationship with my associates in work been pleasant, or unpleasant? If it has been unpleasant, has the fault been partly or wholly mine?
12.Have I dissipated any of my energy through lack of concentration of effort?
13.Have I been open-minded and tolerant in connection all subjects?
14.Have I been intemperate in any of my habits?
15.Have I expressed, either openly or secretly, any form of egotism?
16.Has my conduct toward my associates been such that it has induced them to respect me?
17. Have my opinions and decisions been based upon guess work or accuracy of analysis and thought?
18.Have I followed the habit of budgeting my time, my expenses, and my income, and I have been conservative in these budgets?
19. How much time have I devoted to unprofitable effort which I might have used to better advantage?
20.How may I re-budget my time, and change my habits so I will be more efficient during the coming year?
21.Have I been guilty of any conduct which was not approved by my conscience?
22. In what ways have I rendered more service and better service than I was paid to render?
23.Have I been unfair to anyone, and if so, in what ways?
24.If I had been the purchaser of my own services for the year, would I be satisfied with my purchase?
25. Am I in the right vocation, and if not, why not?
26.Has the purchaser of my services been satisfied with the service I have rendered, and if not, why not?
27.What is my present rating on the fundamental principles of success?
28. In what way have I improved my ability to render service?
I hope these questions can help answer some of the missing clues that you need to be successful in all of your endeavors. I also recommend anyone who is serious about their life and accomplishing goals to read this book, it will open your eyes to a whole new world.