Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar, who wrote more than 30 books and focused on positivity and leading a balanced life, died Wednesday in Texas. He was 86.
Ziglar, who had been suffering from pneumonia, died at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano, said his personal assistant, Jay Hellwig.
With an aim at helping people achieve success in their careers and personal lives, in addition to a focus on Christianity, Ziglar was a prolific speaker who appeared at events alongside world leaders including several U.S. presidents and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
"Mr. Ziglar was the same guy behind the closed doors as he was preparing for his presentations to thousands of people that he was when we were sitting at the kitchen table and he was reading the newspaper," Hellwig said.
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Difficulties impact me—they do not define me.
Challenges mold me—they do not make me.
Praise may encourage me—it is my own vision that inspires me.
Successes may spur me on but it is my own reward that satisfies me.
Pain may permeate but my heart and hope prevail.
Abundance may pave the road but it is generosity that lights the way.
As long as I'm breathin'—I'm livin'.
My way. Beginning every fresh moment—now!
When we do activities that are not part of our
comfort zone it is normal to have fear in
However if we persist long enough the
uncomfortable will be comfortable.
Fear of the phone is probably the number
1 fear that holds distributors back. Some
have and some don't. Those that don't
have don't understand why others do .
For many people they have to over come
this fear once and for all if they expect
their business to move forward. You
can conquer this fear, this will help.
A carrot, an egg, and a cup of coffee…
You will never look at a cup of
coffee the same way again.
A young woman went to her mother and
told her about her life and how
things were so hard for her. She did not
know how she was going to make it and
wanted to give up, She was tired of fighting
and struggling. It seemed as one problem
was solved, a new one arose.
Her mother took her to the kitchen. She filled
three pots with water and placed each on a high
fire. Soon the pots came to boil. In the first she
placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs,
and in the last she placed ground coffee beans.
She let them sit and boil; without saying a word.
In about twenty minutes she turned… Continue reading