Nice Guy’s (and Gal’s) Finish Well

By now you have heard, one of the heavy weights in the field of personal development a giant, Zig Ziglar passed away on November 28, 2012. If you are like me you have already read many of the
tributes and memories, so I won’t rehash them.

Rather I want to point out the common thread that ties all of these together; Zig was a genuinely nice guy.

•    He wrote 13 books
•    Zig elevated the art of professional selling
•    …

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Integrity …A little bit goes a long way”. REALLY

I was at a conference recently and the speaker said, “A little integrity goes a long way.” Really? What is a little integrity? How much is enough?

Meanwhile back at the conference everyone was buzzing and nodding their heads. This indicated that they too felt that “a little integrity goes a long way”.

Websters Dictonary defines integrity as follows

1: firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : incorruptibility
2: an unimpaired condition …

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I read an Article by Oprah the other day. She was talking about integrity in a different way. Many of us make commitments, to others; and will move heaven and earth to deliver on those commitments.
What about the commitments we make to ourselves? On these many of us often slide. We don’t deliver integrity to ourselves.

Just like Oprah, I have observed this behavior in myself. Whether it was quitting the smoking habit or making 100 cold calls in a day. I have made a commitment to myself and then slipped. Or, in …

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