The sales and marketing world lost one of its great icons this week. Zig Ziglar died Wednesday after a short battle with pneumonia. He was 86.
Ziglar spoke to leaders all over the world. He wrote more than two dozen sales and motivational books. Those books and the recordings of his presentations are a legacy that will impact generations to come.
Here are a few of our favorite Zig Ziglar quotes:
In its story about his death, The New York Times laid out Ziglar’s three-part formula for his presentations:
As we were reflecting on these things, we realized how they apply to creating effective on-hold messages for any business:
Thank you, Zig, for sharing your wit and wisdom with the world. You will be missed.