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Top #Salespeople of All-Time: Zig Ziglar


Zig Ziglar is best known for his rousing speeches and motivational messages. Ziglar was successful in sales because he not only sold his own form of inspiration, but also aspirations of success to his customers.

Ziglar revolutionized modern sales with rousing messages and used his aptitude to motivate the masses to encourage sales in prospective customers. He encouraged others to embrace a lifetime of learning in order to find the triumphant success that they were looking for.

Ziglar started his career working as a salesman in a succession of companies. By 1968, he became the Vice President and Training Director for the Automotive Perfomance company in Dallas, Texas.

At the age of 86, the World War II veteran, motivational speaker and world renown author was worth upwards of $15 million.

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