As you know, I don't read books, I listen to them
, or better yet, people read them to me
:-) Thanks to this I'm now listening to at least one book per week, when I used to read one book per year... Recently I also listen to podcasts
and one of my readers suggested I listened to Zig Ziglar's Inspire podcast
and it's great. I never knew Zig before. After listening to his podcast for two months, I really got to like Zig and bought his book: "Better Than Good"
The cool thing about this audio production is that it's read to you by Zig himself in his nice southern accent and he's a real joy to listen to.
A better than good life according to Zig: 3 Ps:
Zig says, to have a "better than good" life you need to follow three Ps:
Passion - you need to have passion in what you're doing, you need to be passionate about what you're doing. Passion will help you overcome the problems and will motivate you to be better than good.
Purpose - you need to find your purpose. I'm a Christian so I can relate to Zig's words of trusting God and following and loving Jesus Christ and I also believe that my purpose on this planet is to serve my lord and be better than good to others.
- only if you have passion and know your purpose, you can achieve peak performance - you can be better than good at what you do. I know I found my calling in productivity
and online tools
and other materials
(including a magazine
) that help others be more productive and I'm trying to make those "better than good".
Zig walks his talk at 79 and "he's just getting started"
It's incredible to hear to Zig talking with so much passion about life at 79 and you really can't help to believe him that he's just getting started. I love how he calls his wife "the redhead" and how he fosters true Christian values in a very common-sense way and truly stands by them.
Meet Zig, you won't regret it.
I encourage you to subscribe to his podcast
and get to know Zig. You'll be happy you did. I am. Thanks for recommending Zig to me!