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Old 12-03-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
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Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar dies at 86;

Zig Ziglar died Wednesday at age 86, a deep-voiced motivational speaker whose clever way with words inspired millions to stop looking for shortcuts to success -- and instead earn it the old-fashioned way by rolling up their sleeves and getting to work.


"Zig Ziglar" was a trending term on Twitter, Yahoo and Google today, social media outlets that were unfathomable when a young Ziglar returned from World War II and landed a job in sales.
It was on the job that Ziglar developed a curiosity about human nature -- What made a man tick? Why did some succeed where others failed? -- that ultimately led to a thriving career in motivational speaking.



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Re: Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar dies at 86;

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Zig Ziglar died Wednesday at age 86, a deep-voiced motivational speaker whose clever way with words inspired millions to stop looking for shortcuts to success -- and instead earn it the old-fashioned way by rolling up their sleeves and getting to work.
R.I.P. ... I always found it ironic that Amway, back in the day, used Zig Ziglar heavily as a marketing tool for their 'shortcut to success'.
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Re: Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar dies at 86;

RIP ZIG.
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RIP as thoughts and prayers are with your family!
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I wonder if he had a cell phone? ... RIP, Ziggy!
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