Hilary Hinton ‘Zig’ Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. Between 1943 and 1945, he participated in the Navy V-12 Navy College Training Program at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He dropped out of college in 1947 and moved to Lancaster, where he took up a job as a salesman with the WearEver Cookware Company. While working at the company, he became interested in self-help and motivational speaking, and began giving speeches of his own. He was a charter member in the establishment of American Salesmasters in 1963. He founded the Zigmanship Institute. His first book, See You at the Top, was rejected 39 times before it was published in 1975. EliteColumn presents a list of fascinating Zig Ziglar quotes.
12 Inspirational Zig Ziglar Quotes
“Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute.” – Zig Ziglar
“You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” – Zig Ziglar
“When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.” – Zig Ziglar
“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
“Do more than you are being paid to do, and you’ll eventually be paid more for what you do.” – Zig Ziglar
“The one thing coaches cannot tolerate… is the individual who grows arrogant because he excelled at a lower level and believes he has nothing else to learn.” – Zig Ziglar
“Just saying you are better than good won’t make it so. But, when you understand what it takes to live the better than good life, and you apply yourself, your life will truly be better than good.” – Zig Ziglar
“Being productive gives people a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment that loafing never can.” – Zig Ziglar
“The top salesperson in the organization probably missed more sales than 90% of the sales people on the team, but they also made more calls than the others made.” – Zig Ziglar
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar
“If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.” – Zig Ziglar
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