May 21, 2008

Zig Ziglar's Inspire Podcast: Motivating Messages

You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.

When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.

When you do what you ought to do, when you ought to do it, the day will come when you will be able to do what you want to do when you want to do it.

The depth of your sincerity is more important than the height of your knowledge.

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

These quotes are from Zig Ziglar who now has free podcasts at Listen online or download them.

Who Is Zig?
Zig is arguably the funniest motivational speaker with meaningful content. Plenty on selling. He communicates with humour in a style like Bill Cosby --- which also means the whole family can listen. He has a unique accent. Zig, who is now over 80, makes his messages memorable. There's a brief biography on Wikipedia.

The Content
You'll hear excerpts from various recordings Zig made over the decades. The clips run three to ten minutes long, which makes them long enough to be useful. Here are two examples of sales techniques
Zig's religious beliefs might get in the way of the message. Listen anyway. You don't have to agree with everything to benefit.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing … that's why we recommend it daily. — Zig Ziglar
Thanks to podcasts, you can get motivated whenever you want. I'm glad I stumbled over them. Now it's your turn.


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