While going through my files I came across a blurb from Catholic Digest written by Mary Kinsolving which is as relevant today as it was many years ago when it was written. Ms. Kinsolving tells a story of living in Manhattan where, as a child, her mother walked her to school four blocks away every morning and then walked home with her again in the afternoon.
Where you start is not as important as where you finish.
Motivation is key to persistence and grit. Learn how to stay motivated and develop lasting qualities of success:
Today we are going to talk about your faith and your money and your performance, all in the same breath. We have a very special guest today who boldly stated that “Money is a certificate of performance”. And before you expect the statement came from a high powered CEO or Silicon Valley, I’ll divulge our guest.
Basketball fans and in fact most people know the story, that Michael Jordan, considered by many to be the greatest basketball player who ever lived, was cut from the squad when he was a sophomore in high school. Fortunately, he didn't quit playing and the results speak for themselves.
The more you complain about your problems, the more problems you will have to complain about.
Sometimes circumstances in life discourage us and leave us hopeless. Learn how Zig Ziglar chose to maintain a great attitude of hope through one of his toughest times:
If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.
People must be built with the right tools and attitude in order to perform as a winner. Learn how to develop your people to be successful on the job and off the job:
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability. It’s an awesome responsibility.
Learn how to develop your abilities and skillset through a wholesome approach of books, CDs, DVDs, and a one-on-one coaching session with Zig Ziglar’s son, Tom Ziglar:
Positive thinking will let you use the abilities, training and experience you have.
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You don’t build a business –you build people– and then people build the business.
At Ziglar Inc., we call ourselves the People Builders. That’s because we believe successful businesses require a foundation of people with character. We specialize in instilling those qualities of integrity and passion in people. Learn more about what Ziglar Inc. can do for you: https://www.ziglar.com/product/small-business-people-builder-pack/
Desire is what takes the hot water of mediocrity and turns it into the steam of outstanding success.
Passion and desire are key emotions needed to motivate you on your success journey! Learn how to get motivated and set and achieve your goals: https://www.ziglar.com/product/how-to-stay-motivated-vol-iii/
A Psychology Today article describes the results child psychologist Michael Rutter of the University of London got from studying 1,400 pupils in 12 secondary schools in London. The findings are significant and eye-opening, but on reflection, not the least bit surprising.