The book is old and there are many things that don't apply today, but there is still value in the majority of it. Helene was a good woman and she had great information. She was explicit on her winnings, but if you travel further in the book, you will find the gems.
Although the title leads you to believe that this book is only about winning contests (and there is certainly lots of contest-winning information), the contents of the book can be applied to any situation.
"Attitude is everything".
She started her winning streak after reading the book by Norman V Peale " The Power of Positive Thinking
" which she applied immediately to achieve a more comfortable life for herself and her family.
But if you don't fancy reading the book and just want to go straight to the nitty-gritty of it and how did she manage to win every contest she ever entered, then go straight to her SPEC
technique, which means:
Try it and see if it works for you. Lottery tonight??? ;-)