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Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar Dead at 86

Zig Ziglar delivered his message of positive personal transformation for business success to millions of people and helped create the profession of "motivational speaker."

A traffic signal, to Mr. Ziglar, was a "go light," the morning alarm was an "opportunity clock" and every setback could be a steppingstone.

Mr. Ziglar, who died Wednesday at age 86, preached in the tradition of American self-help that stretched back through Dale Carnegie and Norman Vincent Peale.

Source: Wall Street Journal. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    The progenitor of every internally-contradictory 'sales letter' ever sent. Matt Lesko minus 2db.
    I don't begrudge him his living, but sports reporting probably helped more people make more money.