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.
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