Zig Ziglar Essays

  • Critical Analysis Of Walt Whitman's Song To Myself

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    In Walt Whitman's poem Song to Myself, he stresses the importance of people, but more specifically himself. This of one of egocentric poems in human history as he begins with "I celebrate myself" (1:1). In some form or another, Whitman elaborates on Me, Myself, and I in all fifty-two sections of the poem. He mentions that "Welcome is every organ and attribute of me, and of any man hearty and clean, / Not an inch is vile, and none shall be less familiar/ than the rest" (5:20-23). But as he is enjoying

  • The Open Boat Literary Analysis

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    On January 2, 1987, Stephen Crane’s boat Commodore sank twelve miles off the coast of Daytona Beach, Florida. After much chaos and confusion in abandoning ship, much of the people aboard perished in scattered life boats that capsized, but Crane was lucky enough to be on the solely surviving dinghy. Thirty long hours of paddling through stormy seas later, the boat barely arrived ashore. After this traumatic experience, Crane decided to transform this incident into a short story—one that explores both

  • Jose Garcia-Aponte

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    Jose L. Garcia-Aponte was born in Guayama, Puerto Rico. He is blessed to have two children, US ARMY PFC Caleb Ho’Onuii, a member of the elite 82nd Airborne Division, Velmarye and one amazing grandson, Mr. Alejandro, and a Maximum aka: MAX an English Golder Retriever. After almost 29 years of honorable service to his nation as a US ARMY soldier he retired on 2009 as a Command Sergeant Major at Program Executive Office of Simulation Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) in Orlando, Florida. In

  • Ziglar On Selling Summary

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    either a good or a bad experience. It is important for sales professionals to understand the basics of how to interact with the public and how to adapt to different situations. The book, “Ziglar on Selling” by Zig Ziglar explains this subject in detail. Through real life examples, scenarios, and techniques Ziglar walks readers through how to be successful in an ever growing and rewarding, yet challenging career. By drawing from material discussed in Mrs. Wither’s class as well as from the book, I

  • Brief Summary Of Scars In Criminal Minds

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    All of our scars reveal part of our life story. Inner wounds, inner hurts, inner scars. We all carry them in some form or another. Most of them you’ll never see, only some of them you’ll notice. Chronicles of wounds suffered. Historical records, some of them external and some of them internal. Our personal scars tell the story of our lives, but these remaining marks can tell a very different story if we want. David Rossi who is a fictional character in the crime drama Criminal Minds, portrayed by

  • Valley Uprising: Movie Analysis

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    Upon first glance, a movie about rock climbing sounded like a snooze fest; even worse, writing about it sounded like torture. However, after watching the movie that statement is the furthest thing from the truth. The movie Valley Uprising, entailed all the things that a box office hit would have. It was stimulating, exciting, and motivating. This documentary possessed all of the qualities of a must see movie. The movie was presented in an evolutionary sequence. The background of rock climbing was

  • Jennifer Bricker Adoption Analysis

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    “Fear has two meanings forget everything and run or face everything and rise the choice is yours” (Zig Ziglar). These are the two choices that Jennifer Bricker had to face. Jennifer Bricker was born legless and put up for adoption by her parents because they thought she was a bad omen (Adamo 2014). Despite what people may have thought of her, she decided to rise. She inspired many gymnasts and acrobats by proving anything was possible. She created a plan and persisted to innovate ways to overcome

  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Cheerleader

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    Zig Ziglar once said, “When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that's when your passion is born.” When you find something that you're good at and that you love, you’re driven to do it for the rest of your life. For me, it's cheerleading. I’ve learned so many things, not only about myself, but about other people and what I want in life from cheerleading. It’s safe to say being a cheerleader has impacted every single area in my life, for the better. If you would've told my ten year- old self

  • The Marble Chop Rhetorical Analysis

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    “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” This quote, said by Zig Ziglar, shows that you should never give up. It also goes hand-in-hand with, “The Marble Champ”, by Gary Soto. The message from this story tells that no matter what, always try your best to accomplish the goal, and it may be achieved. This story represents this when Lupe decides to be more athletic, when Lupe worked hard and when Lupe won the final competition

  • Hurricane Katrina Video Analysis

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    When watching the videos on Hurricane Katrina I was located in Xavier’s library. I watched the videos alone in order to focus more on the video and receive the full affect the video would have on me. I originally attempted to watch the video at home but I found that watching the video in my bed did not allow me to focus, as I should. While watching the video I was interrupted twice by a friend coming to say hello and also a couple of text messages and phone calls. While watching the video I thought

  • Analytical Essay: The Death Of Julius Caesar

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    “The first step to getting what you want is to have the courage to get rid of what you don’t.” - Zig Ziglar. This well-known quote explains the situation the conspirators would outcome in Shakespeare’s play. The conspirators decided to take Caesar’s life by using logical thinking based on many reasons. They knew if Caesar will not die he will soon take everyone’s power and could not be stopped. The conspirators took matters into their own hands by killing Caesar so his powers decreased. The conspiracy

  • What Led To Gatsby's Downfall

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    Author Zig Ziglar once said, “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” His words perfectly embody what Jay Gatsby ignores in the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The author spends the whole novel setting up and describing the American Dream and their effect on the characters, especially Gatsby’s corrupted version of that dream. Fitzgerald, however, writes his opinions of this idea from a pessimistic point of view. These negative

  • Essay About Smoking

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    Fetal Distress 22. Cardiovascular diseases 23. Coughing 24. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) 25. Appetite Suppressant Stop Smoking “All bad habits start slowly and gradually and before you know you have the habit, the habit has you!” -Zig Ziglar It is hard to stop what has become part of your daily life but knowing the bad effects of smoking is enough to tell you to quit now and start caring for yourself and your family. Remember that a second hand smoker also inhales the same amount of

  • Courage, Fear, And Cowardice In Code Name

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    Courage, Fear, and Cowardice "F.E.A.R. has two meanings: forget everything and run or face everything and rise." (Zig Ziglar) Throughout time, under stressful circumstances, the human nature and willpower of a person is discovered. Fear exposes the two major types of people there are. In Code Name Verity the author develops the theme of courage, fear, and cowardice through the characters Queenie, Maddie, and Von Linden. Maddie, to start off, is a prime example of one of the characters in the

  • Purpose In Walt Whitman's O Me ! O Life !

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    Every person has a purpose in life and should endeavor to discover that purpose. Finding your life purpose is immensely pivotal for a number of reasons. These reasons include experiencing new things and being an important person, such as being a parent. Another reason why people want to find their purpose in life is to be remembered. People want to be remembered for achieving commendable things, breaking records, saving lives, and much more. Furthermore, people want to be remembered for making a

  • Fahrenheit 451 Technology Quotes

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    “When someone truly cares about you, they give effort, not an excuse”~Zig Ziglar. Ray Bradbury's novel, Fahrenheit 451, has a theme of relationships decaying because of technology. The protagonist, montag and his wife mildred slowly grow apart throughout the book because of technology. As mildred becomes more and more obsessed with technology, motag strives to keep their relationship alive. Only to find that Mildred will not put forth the same amount of effort instead she gives excuses. Excuses of

  • Good Life By Vincent Happy Mnisi: Summary

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    INSPIRE!!! ASPIRE FOR ASSERTIVENESS..... By Vincent Happy Mnisi This book is dedicated to my family and friends… Contents PAGE 1) Introduction 5 2) GOOD LIFE… 10 3) The company we keep… 33 4) God, you and the world… 50 5) Love!!! 78 6) Fate&Destiny 97 Chapter 1: Intro Good day to you, may your life be at peace with it 's self

  • Inspirational Quotes

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    We all have those days where we need some inspiration to get up and do something with our day. We all have those days where we feel crappy about ourselves and the world around us. On those days, it 's important to have some inspirational quotes nearby to pep talk us back into a mood where we want to get out there and tackle the world. Inspirational quotes have the power to change your mindset and motivate you. When you are stuck on negative thoughts or viewing life through a negative lens, they

  • Personality In Society: The Importance Of Morality

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    Have you ever wondered why is morality is a crucial element that we as a human being must have within ourselves? Ever since young, we are cultivated with morality and our parents have taught us to be a moral mankind, that we must always do the good things and do not do the bad things. When I was as a kid, I always perceived others as a moral person like I am regardless of their races, age, gender etc. However, as I grow and mature, I realise my perception towards others is not objective anymore,

  • Reflection Of Theodore Roosevelt's The Old Lion Is Read?

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    On January 6 1919, the United States’ President, Theodore Roosevelt, died by coronary embolism, in his sleep, at his Long Island Estate, Sagamore Hill, in Oyster Bay, New York. "The old lion is dead." This was the sentence his son wired to his siblings, the moment he received the news of sorrow. Right under his pillow was a book he was reading. He was alive in his curiosity to the point of death. He was studying and consuming all the knowledge he could, until the very last—an open testament of his