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Team Building Quotes by Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar Team Building Quotes

Zig Ziglar was and American author, salesman and motivational speaker. He was born the tenth of twelve children to parents John Silas Ziglar and Lila Wescott Ziglar in southeastern Alabama. The family moved to Yazoo City when Zig Ziglar was five years old. He married his wife Jean in 1946 when he was seventeen, and she was sixteen.  He served in the United States Navy during World II and later worked as a sales person for various companies. In 1968, he became a vice president and training director for the Automotive Performance Company in Dallas, Texas.

After Zig Ziglar had been a top sales person in several organizations, he became a full time motivational speaker and trainer. He wove his Christianity into his motivational work and wrote several books. During his lifetime, Zig Ziglar amassed a following of millions who were encouraged by his teaching on success. He has shared the stage with Presidents Ford, Reagan and Bush, Generals Norman Schwarzkopf and Colin Powell, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Paul Harvey and Dr. Robert Schuller.

Here are some inspirational quotes by Zig Ziglar which you can use to motivate your team:

“Discipline yourself to do the things you need to do when you need to do them, and the day will come when you will be able to do the things you want to do when you want to do them!”
– Zig Ziglar

“Your business is never really good or bad ‘out there.’ Your business is either good or bad right between your own two ears.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.”
– Zig Ziglar

“What you get by reaching your destination is not nearly as important as what you will become by reaching your destination.”
– Zig Ziglar

“It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there. Make motivation a habit and you will get there more quickly and have more fun on the trip.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Success is not a destination, it’s a journey.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The basic goal-reaching principle is to understand that you go as far as you can see, and when you get there you will always be able to see farther.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won’t work – if you won’t.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Ambition, fuelled by compassion, wisdom and integrity, is a powerful force for good that will turn the wheels of industry and open the doors of opportunity for you and countless others.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You are the only one who can use your ability. It is an awesome responsibility.”
– Zig Ziglar

“It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you.”
– Zig Ziglar

“If we don’t start, it’s certain we can’t arrive.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You cannot tailor make the situations in life, but you can tailor make the attitudes to fit those situations before they arise.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Obviously, there is little you can learn from doing nothing.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Of all the “attitudes” we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life changing.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Positive thinking will let you use the abilities, training and experience you have.”
– Zig Ziglar

“When you choose to be pleasant and positive in the way you treat others, you have also chosen, in most cases, how you are going to be treated by others.”
– Zig Ziglar

“I’ve got to say no to the good so I can say yes to the best.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You already have every characteristic necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Other people and things can stop you temporarily. You’re the only one who can do it permanently.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You must manage yourself before you can lead someone else.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Everybody says they want to be free. Take the train off the tracks and it’s free–but it can’t go anywhere.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Obstacles are the things we see when we take our eyes off our goals.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The chief cause of failure and unhappiness is trading what you want most for what you want now.”
– Zig Ziglar

“If you’re sincere, praise is effective. If you’re in sincere, it’s manipulative.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Money will buy you a bed, but not a good night’s sleep, a house but not a home, a companion but not a friend.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Duty makes us do things well, but love makes us do them beautifully.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Character gets you out of bed; commitment moves you to action. Faith, hope, and discipline enable you to follow through to completion.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Be helpful. When you see a person without a smile, give him yours.”
– Zig Ziglar

“If standard of living is your major objective, quality of life almost never improves, but if quality of life is your number one objective, your standard of living almost always improves.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to his or her commitment to excellence, regardless of his or her chosen field of endeavour.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You don’t drown by falling in water; you only drown if you stay there.”
– Zig Ziglar

“When a company or an individual compromises one time, whether it’s on price or principle, the next compromise is right around the corner.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Remember, you can earn more money, but when time is spent it is gone forever.”
– Zig Ziglar

“With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best.”
– Zig Ziglar

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you they’ll do business with you.”
– Zig Ziglar

“When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Far too many people have no idea of what they can do because all they have been told is what they can’t do. They don’t know what they want because they don’t know what’s available for them.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Keep your thinking right and your business will be right.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You were born to win, but to be the winner you were born to be, you must plan to win and prepare to win. Then and only then can you legitimately expect to win.”
– Zig Ziglar

“When your image improves, your performance improves.”
– Zig Ziglar

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember – the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”
– Zig Ziglar

“It’s not what you know, it’s what you use, that makes a difference.”
– Zig Ziglar

“The price of success is much lower than the price of failure.”
– Zig Ziglar

“You don’t “pay the price” for success – you enjoy the benefits of success.”
– Zig Ziglar

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