How to Get What You Want

Version: Abridged
Author: Zig Ziglar
Narrator: Zig Ziglar
Genres: Self Development
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Published In: March 2004
Length: 1 hour
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Irrepressible, enlightening -- and extraordinarily successful -- here's Zig Ziglar presented live during one of his electrifying public seminars. This master motivator has adapted his proven techniques for everyone's use -- and endless benefit.

One of the biggest excuses people don't set goals is they're not sold on the idea. Zig will sell you -- fast! And convince you that goal-setting is the single most important step you can take on your new road to success. He offers a precise formula for doing just that. Complete with the inspiration to welcome the risks involved, his strategies for boosting your self-image will carry you to the top. Filled with hilarious anecdotes, encouragement and wisdom, Zig Ziglar is the man everyone would want to invite for dinner. That is precisely the personal style he conveys in How to Get What You Want. You will find a dramatic change in your attitude and achievement once you have encountered the inimitable Mr. Ziglar.

Reviews (5)

Written by Jonathan Grigg on May 20th, 2013

  • Book Rating: 3/5

It's okay. The message and lessons are pretty good but the author/narrator is just too "southern preacher-like" to take serious. The presentation feels a bit dated and it would nice if a self-help book didn't try to push religion for a change.

Written by test eily01 on February 22nd, 2013

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is a valued book and the narrator is pretty good. You can learn a lot from the book.

Written by Andres Cano on October 9th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 4/5

This was excellent. The story about how the family overcame the often life debilitating Cerebral Palsy with love, dedication and sacrifice should be an inspiration to all of us. I will apply what I have learned to my life. See you @ the top!

A Good Listen

Written by imnuhere on June 29th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

This was an easy listen - not brain surgery by any means, but good, motivational, and helpful in focussing you to get what you want. Definitely recommended.

Good, Quick Listen

Written by Jon from Holly Springs, NC on April 4th, 2005

  • Book Rating: 4/5

This was a quick listen and it challenges you to reflect on your current goal setting and attainments. I enjoyed it.

Author Details

Author Details

Ziglar, Zig

Zig Ziglar is the world's foremost authority on motivation. An internationally renowned speaker and authority on high-level performance, His I CAN course is taught in more than 3,000 schools; and hundreds of companies and businesses utilize his tapes, books, and videos to motivate and train their employees effectively. He has taught his values-based principles for becoming a more effective persuader and person to sales organizations, church groups, schools, and businesses. And he has reached thousands more through numerous television and radio appearances and through his popular audio and video training programs. His Sunday school class held at First Baptist Church, Dallas, is broadcast each Sunday morning, via satellite.

Years ago, Zig Ziglar walked away from a record-setting sales career to help other people become more successful
in their personal and professional lives. His background in successful direct sales has made Zig one of the world's foremost Sales Trainers. His name is synonymous with confidence, motivation and success. A master at motivational speaking, Mr. Ziglar has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, Fortune, Success and Esquire magazines, and has appeared on the Today show, 20/20, 60 minutes and The Phil Donohue show.

Zig Ziglar's unique brand of logic and enthusiasm are overwhelming. Just a brief exposure to Zig makes a fan of anyone. He has that rare ability to make audiences comfortable and relaxed, yet completely attentive. As an author, he has written nine successful books, including the perennial best-selling seller, See You At The Top, with over two million copies in print. And as a concerned citizen, Mr. Ziglar has been recognized in the Congressional Record of the United States for his many contributions to the American way of life.

Over the last 30 years presenting himself and his motivational ideas, he has developed a national following. He has grown from a one-man show to chariman of the Zig Ziglar Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, with a staff of more than 60 employees -- an organization which is committed to helping people more fully utilize their physical, mental, and spiritual resources. Zig has traveled more than 3 million miles thoughout the world as a speaker and lecturer. Zig's books have been translated into many languages including Spanish, French, and Korean.