Zig Ziglar: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life

Zig Ziglar died today at age 86. A World War II veteran, Zig Ziglar became the top sales person in several organizations before striking out on his own as a motivational speaker and trainer. With a Southern charm and lessons grounded in Christianity, Ziglar wrote over two dozen books and amassed a following of millions who were encouraged by his lessons for success.

Below are 10 quotes from Zig Ziglar that have the power to completely change the direction of one’s life.

10) “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”

9) “You will get all you want in life, if you help enough other people get what they want.”

8 ) “People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.”

7) “There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.”

6) “People don’t buy for logical reasons. They buy for emotional reasons.”

5) “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.”

4) “If you go looking for a friend, you’re going to find they’re scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you’ll find them everywhere.”

3) “A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

2) “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

1) “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.”

 

Kevin Kruse is a NY Times bestselling author, serial entrepreneur, and keynote speaker.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinkruse/2012/11/28/zig-ziglar-10-quotes-that-can-change-your-life/

Posted on November 28, 2012 in Business, NorthStar News

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Ken Satkunam is President and founder of NorthStar Technology Group, a leading Information Technology firm in Fargo, ND. Since 1994 Ken has served nearly every IT role from technical support to CIO for organizations as large as 23,000 employees. His current role is to provide leadership and direction to his passionate team of engineers and strategic direction for NorthStar’s valued clients. Ken has been quoted in leading industry journals like eWeek and DM News on various technologies.
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