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Old 11-28-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Zig Ziglar passed away. For those who don't know who he was take some time on Youtube and watch a few of his videos. My favorite book of his was "See you at the top" and it's a classic book on the subject.

I discovered him when I was a kid and his lessons are timeless. I listened to his cassette tapes so much they wore out.

Rest in peace Zig, you changed my life, you done good!
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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A very smart man he was. Rest in peace.

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He's the master. The one all the others look up to. Sad to hear.
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I think I had a set of cassettes by him some years back. These were in a brief case like case with separated slots for the tapes.. No idea what I ever did with them.

RIP Mr. Ziglar
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Hands down the best motivational speaker in the last hundred years. I spent hours listening to his stories and advice.

See you at the top, Zig
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He will be missed, what he said and wrote will be remembered for many years
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I jsut watch one and part of another video with Zig Ziglar. In the first part of the second one he speaks of 'quality of life' and 'standard of living". I find this very interesting and know I have some more watching, listening and reading to do.

He kind brings home the fact, imo, that some things are just so simple, we do not take the time to see a solution to our problems.

Can, see the forest...., stop and smell the roses, etc..
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I jsut watch one and part of another video with Zig Ziglar. In the first part of the second one he speaks of 'quality of life' and 'standard of living". I find this very interesting and know I have some more watching, listening and reading to do.

He kind brings home the fact, imo, that some things are just so simple, we do not take the time to see a solution to our problems.

Can, see the forest...., stop and smell the roses, etc..
Boman, this is his famous speech called "Prime the Pump". It's a classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdHAM...e_gdata_player
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I think I had a set of cassettes by him some years back. These were in a brief case like case with separated slots for the tapes.. No idea what I ever did with them.

RIP Mr. Ziglar
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Boman, this is his famous speech called "Prime the Pump". It's a classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdHAM...e_gdata_player
Watching part of that, Zig says "you gotta put something in first, to get something out"

Today I see in the paper this woman holding a sign, striking the fast food restaurant she works at because she feels her wages are too low. I am thinking to myself "you gotta put something in before you get something out". Her sign said "wages R 2 damn low". I assure you, once you raise your standards and stop using teenage girl text talk, then maybe we can talk about a raise. The woman looked about 50.

Reminds me also of another great, Jim Rohn, talking about his discussion with his mentor Earl Shoaff. He was showing him his paycheck and said "this is all the company pays" Earl's response was "no...this is all the company pays YOU"
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Watching part of that, Zig says "you gotta put something in first, to get something out"

Today I see in the paper this woman holding a sign, striking the fast food restaurant she works at because she feels her wages are too low. I am thinking to myself "you gotta put something in before you get something out". Her sign said "wages R 2 damn low". I assure you, once you raise your standards and stop using teenage girl text talk, then maybe we can talk about a raise. The woman looked about 50.

Reminds me also of another great, Jim Rohn, talking about his discussion with his mentor Earl Shoaff. He was showing him his paycheck and said "this is all the company pays" Earl's response was "no...this is all the company pays YOU"
Yeah, big fan of Jim Rohn and he hit that square on the head.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15GTT...e_gdata_player
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I recognized the name but not the story behind it. Sounds like quite a guy... 10th of 12 kids who lost their father young. Impressive what he accomplished with such a tough start.
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Watching part of that, Zig says "you gotta put something in first, to get something out"

Reminds me also of another great, Jim Rohn, talking about his discussion with his mentor Earl Shoaff. He was showing him his paycheck and said "this is all the company pays" Earl's response was "no...this is all the company pays YOU"
Decades ago, I got paid to attend A Jim Rohn seminar. That was the one thing I wrote own.
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I saw him in person about 12 years ago and he was amazing. I was glad to shake his hand and get an autograph. RIP Zig, you will live on.
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I just found a book he wrote that I read in college in the 80's. I had a dollar bill as a bookmmark. lol

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