Thinking Influences Performance

One of the better-known quotes is, "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are probably right." For a long time it's been accepted that your attitude plays a significant role in your success. Documented studies, time after time, have proven that attitudes are more important than facts and it's your attitude, not your aptitude, that determines your altitude.


If you have enough push, you don’t have to worry about the pull.

If you put 100% effort into your goals, then you are guaranteed to fight back any resistance that comes your way. Seeing things through no matter the struggle is the ultimate test of character. Learn how Zig Ziglar used his fight to reach his dreams:


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

Disciplining yourself and maintaining a clear vision of your goals will get you ahead in life. When you hold yourself up to a certain standard, things can only work out in your best interest. Learn more about self-discipline:

Money Isn’t Enough

Although money is important, it is not everything. Zig Ziglar teaches us that success is not limited to monetary gain. True success is mastering each part of your life: personal, familial, social and business. A balanced success requires personal development, specifically building essential character qualities. Learn what Zig Ziglar says those essential character qualities are:

Not a Man Will Follow You

History records that in the first part of the fifteenth century a young French peasant girl, Joan of Arc, was called to save her country from its enemies. There was something about her that endeared her to her followers and caused them to have a respect - almost a reverence, an awe - for what she was attempting to do.

Handling Criticism

The late comedian, Groucho Marx, said that "Whatever it is, I'm against it."  My dictionary says that criticism is "the art of judging with propriety of the beauties and faults of a performance; remark on beauties and faults; critical observation, verbal or written.

Show #322: Stop selling and start helping

Welcome to Episode 322 of The Ziglar Show. I’m your proud host, Kevin Miller and my Zig quote for you today is also the title of today’s show, “Stop selling, and start helping.”

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