Dwayne Pingston is paralyzed from the waist down - but not immobilized anywhere. In 1983, when he was only nineteen years old, he avoided a head-on collision by swerving sharply to his right. In the process he hit the shoulder of the road and was thrown from the car.
I'm going back in time for this story, but it is such a great example, I hope you will indulge me. The score was 17-15 and Northwestern had just beaten Notre Dame to start the 1995 football season. At the time, everyone screamed what a big upset it was, that it was a fluke, an aberration, a can't-happen-but-did type of incident.
You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
Zig Ziglar states that success is not a destination, its a journey. It’s an uphill climb on your journey to the top:
Welcome to The Ziglar show and episode #333, “How to require and expect more from yourself.” Our quote is one you’ve probably heard, but I want you to hear it again, and take it captive; Henry Ford: 'Whether you think you can, or you think you can't--you're right.
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
The Born to Win philosophy is both “profoundly simple” and “simply profound.” The concept that you have to plan to win and prepare to win before you can expect to win is simple, but simple doesn’t mean it’s necessarily easy, and when you dig a little deeper, you understand just how profound it really is. YOU really are born to win! Find out how you can prepare yourself for success and change your world:
Your faith is very important. I have done the math, and you are going to be dead a whole lot longer than you will be alive.
Zig Ziglar is adamant about crediting his faith in God to his success. Read Zig’s story and realize how big of a player faith was to his unprecedented success:
If you wait until all the lights are green before you leave home, you’ll never get started on your trip to the top.
Taking a risk and putting yourself out there is the first step in your success journey. Risks differ per individual, but often take the form of public speaking. If public speaking is the risk you need to take in order to put your foot in the door, then learn how to become a world-renown keynote speaker:
We all need a daily check-up from the neck up to avoid stinkin ‘thinkin’ which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.
Taking time to self-reflect and reevaluate life is important for personal development. Let Zig Ziglar’s philosophies and the Ziglar Team guide you on your walk of self-improvement and success:
Welcome to the Ziglar Show, where the goal is simple. To inspire your best, your full, your true…performance. We’re not here for entertainment. We’re here for you and your legacy. We’re here to help you make your life better. I’m your host Kevin Miller and today, Tom Ziglar and I bring you a long awaited show, “Reprograming your reality.
If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.
Reaching and realizing your goals are two different things. You have to realize your goal before you begin implementing a plan to reach your goal. Learn how the Ziglar Team can help you realize and reach your goals:
Today I bring you show #330, and the title is “Money Goal: Survival, Enough or Abundance?”
Friends, I live in the business world and am privy to a lot of offerings. How to speak, how to write a book, how to podcast, how to start an online business and so much more.
Sister Connie Driscoll is a nun who is working miracles among the drug- and alcohol-addicted homeless in Chicago. Her program keeps 95% of her formerly homeless clients from ever returning to the streets. Her cost is about $7.35 per person per day.
How? She starts with a 7:30 p.m. curfew and a 6:30 a.m. wake-up call.