Motivational Speaker Zig Ziglar Is Dead


Motivational speaker Zig Ziglar has died after a battle with pneumonia,
according to his Facebook page.
“Though his time on earth has ended,
he is speaking with Jesus now in his heavenly home,” read a statement on the
page. “The angels in heaven are rejoicing and his family is celebrating a life
well lived.”
Ziglar’s executive assistant Laurie
Magers says Ziglar died Wednesday at a hospital in the Dallas suburb of Plano.

Ziglar’s speaking career had lasted
more than 50 years, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports, before he retired
in 2010.

He was known for corporate training
and motivational speeches that aimed to improve people’s personal lives and
careers. His company includes more than a dozen other speakers who advocate
“The Ziglar Way.”
Ziglar has written more than 29 sales
and motivational books, including “See You at the Top” and “Over the Top,” and
has made appearances with U.S. presidents and world leaders, according to his


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