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Defining success by asking 3 simple questions

Defining success by asking 3 simple questions

Listen to the PODCAST VERSION or Read Below Day 1 – Zig Ziglar Headquarters, July 2015 I am sitting in Class 7 of the Ziglar Legacy Certification class. To quickly summarize what that is; after the passing of Zig Ziglar in 2012, ...

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What is the definition of fair?

What is the definition of fair?

“Fair is when one side gets exactly what they want and the other side gets just enough to stop complaining.” – John Dutton, Yellowstone Although this is a great life lesson, it should never be your intent when you are ...
Make this years goal setting process easy

Make this years goal setting process easy

Mondays’ have always been my day. I loved them. It was time to put my plan into action. That plan was different every week, but it was the same. It always revolved around sales, accounts, territories, products, management, building the ...
Leadership Tip: Delegate problem solving

Leadership Tip: Delegate problem solving

You are the leader, it is your problem, no one else’s, right?  Leadership involves calculating return on investment. Sometimes that means you take the 2nd best solution to a problem, not the first. Why would you do that? Stop being ...
Is it systemic?

Is it systemic?

We just recently wrote about Vision and Action to change culture. Before we look at changing it, we might want to first identify where it is today.  The graphic above is a great picture that can determine if it’s your ...
Vision without Action is merely a dream

Vision without Action is merely a dream

Joel A Barker is famous for this quote: “Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without Vision just passes time. Vision with Action can change the world”. This is what we strive for. We want to change our world. ...
If you knew then …

If you knew then …

You are in the middle of it all. Making decisions, statements, and public announcements. You are not sure you are doing the right thing, but you are doing what leaders have to do every day. Make tough decisions. There are ...
3-step process to good habits

3-step process to good habits

The CEO of the Ziglar Organization, Tom Ziglar, is quoted saying … “the fastest way to success is to replace bad habits with good habits”.  As Ziglar Certified Trainers, we actually facilitate workshops based on this concept called Live to ...