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Show #448: A prospect for what you sell

Show #448: A prospect for what you sell

Your product, service, message and mission need a constant flow of the right people, “viable prospects,” getting exposure. Zig gives us a professional class on the topic, then we break down the high points. If you think you aren’t in sales…you’re listening to the wrong podcast.

Getting things done

Getting things done

How do you get things done?

When are you most productive?

What things are you getting done?

If we want to move the needle in our life, we need to get the right things done, at the right time, in the right way.

Here is what it looks like for me.

Smooth, Not Fast

Smooth, Not Fast

Several years ago I was having a conversation with a good friend of mine, Don Sherman.

At that time, Don was in the FBI and he was on the SWAT team. I was asking him questions about what it was like. I made the comment: "I bet you guys spend a lot of time training to go fast.

If you do what you need to do when you need to do it

If you do what you need to do when you need to do it

"If you do what you need to do when you need to do it, then the day will come when you can do what you want to do when you want to do it." -Zig Ziglar

Last week I had an incredible opportunity to lead a Goal Setting and Achievement Workshop for the members of Lifestyles Unlimited, which provides education and mentoring for real estate investors.

“Dream” Coffee

“Dream” Coffee

An idea for you. Once a week, set aside 15 minutes of quiet time.

Fifteen minutes to have your "Dream" coffee. Or tea. Or water. In fact, what you drink doesn't matter. Your dreams matter.

Start by being grateful for what you have.

Do Something Nice Today

Do Something Nice Today

"You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."
- John Wooden

America is getting older. Social Security faces a crisis. Many people are wondering what they can do when their work life ends.

Don’t do these two things

Don’t do these two things

Here are two things you want to avoid at all costs:

#1 Not having a clearly-defined goal.

"If you aim at nothing you will hit it every time." - Zig Ziglar

#2 Having the wrong goal.

"The only thing worse than setting a goal and not achieving it is setting the wrong goal AND achieving it.

Fuel

Fuel

Suppose, by a twist of fate, you inherited the most promising race horse in the world and it was the favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. The value of this horse will go up 100 times if it wins the race. How would you treat the horse the night before the race?

Gen Z – the Future looks BRIGHT!

Gen Z – the Future looks BRIGHT!

I am writing this Zignificance note from the back of our training room at Ziglar HQ, surrounded by 16 young leaders from all over the country. The youngest is 17 and the oldest is 26.

Show #447: Revisited: Zig on increasing your hope!

Show #447: Revisited: Zig on increasing your hope!

If hope is not the most important factor of success, it is at least the first step and foundation. Without hope we either don’t ever take action, or we take weak action that does not produce success. With hope, we achieve astounding things. So, here you go, start your New Year off with the first step in your quest for success, however you define it. Thanks to Blue Apron and ZipRecruiter for supporting this episode!

Show #446: Rewrite your story with Owen Fitzpatrick

Show #446: Rewrite your story with Owen Fitzpatrick

Owen Fitzpatrick walks us through the tangible realities of changing our perspective and story from victim to overcomer. He shares as a psychologist, therapist, and coach, but also from his own hard story. His recent TEDx talk, “Mind Control: How to Win the War in Your Head,” has had over 50,000 views in the first month as he delivers an entertaining, yet poignant, 10-minute talk. This is foundational personal development for inspiring true performance.

This Mother is Right

This Mother is Right

“Eyes that look are common; eyes that see are rare.” J. Oswald Sanders

Betty Stephans tells of visiting a friend whose three-year-old daughter frequently interrupted her housework by insisting that her mother “come outside and see.” She would then excitedly show her mother a flower, a butterfly, a broken bird’s egg or a crawling ant. After the umpteenth interruption, Betty commented, “You’re awfully patient with her, but all these little trips must nearly wreck your daily routine. Don’t you ever just want to scream?” “Well,” the mother replied cheerfully, “I brought her into the world. The least I can do is let her show it to me.”