You Never Know

You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life forever.

Zig Ziglar’s entire career was based on his ability to communicate to people with his words. Zig used strong words that inspired and touched people to the point of transformation. Learn what Zig Ziglar has to say about the power of your voice:

He Dropped the Ball

Penn State University won the national championship for 1986 by defeating Miami in the Fiesta Bowl. It was a close, tough game which was decided by inches. However, Penn State came within a whisper of not making it into the championship game when they played Notre Dame that year.

Things You Can Give

Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart.

Zig Ziglar stresses the importance of character, and how even when everything is lost, character still remains. Having gratitude and living with a grateful heart are among the most important of habits to develop in life. Find out how Zig Ziglar learned to live this way and more:

Show #318: Trying, learning and failing

From your host, Kevin Miller, here are your show notes...or simply scroll down and hit play!

Welcome to Episode 318 of The Ziglar Show. Today’s show is part 2 of “Handling what happens to you.” In our last show we played an incredibly powerful, 13-min clip from Zig that was too rich to cover in one show.


One morning, my long-time Executive Assistant, Laurie Magers, told me that she would probably not be in the next day because she had to take her mother's puppy, Muffin, to the veterinarian to be spayed.  This will surprise many people who have known me for so many years, but just a few months ago I would have thought to myself, "I just don't understand somebody taking off to have something done to a dog.

Show #317: Handling what happens to you

Today’s show topic is “Handling what happens to you.” No matter who you are and what you believe, there are things that happen to you…that you can’t control. And wisdom is not being Pollyanna about it. Wisdom feels it. Feels the trial…the pain, heartache, betrayal, fear, abandonment and the weight.


The title of this blog might seem a little strange and some readers will undoubtedly think to themselves, "That simply is not true.  Those are things which are extremely valuable and cannot be bought at any price."

I beg to differ as I look at some of the words of George Matthew Adams.


John Maxwell, one of the top leadership authorities in America, says that most people would rather work on their personality than on their character, and how right he is.  Perhaps that is because the personality development brings more immediate rewards, is less demanding and, in most cases, involves little sacrifice on our part.

Show #315: The 12 inches to success

To help influence someone in a direction that will benefit them requires authentic communicating skills and caring, and comes from the heart. Today we get a message from Zig, then hear again from Bryan Flanagan about his own path to career success by connecting his head to his heart.