Written By: Zig Ziglar
The door to a balanced success opens widest on the hinges of hope and encouragement. ~Zig Ziglar
General Colin Powell, the son of immigrants from Jamaica and retired Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, represents an extraordinary American success story. I’ve had the privilege of coming to know General Powell on a personal basis and I would like to say the qualities that impress me most are his consistency, integrity, intellectual capacity, genuine friendliness and his ability to balance confidence with humility.
He tells the story of how his first job was scrubbing floors at a Pepsi Cola plant and that he always gave it his absolute best, which he’s continued to do all of his life. From his life experiences, Gen. Powell has put together these thirteen rules he lives by and I believe that, regardless of what your mission in life might be, they will certainly be applicable in your life as they are in mine.
Obviously, all of us do not have the drive, mind and determination of a Colin Powell, but I believe if each of us will apply these thirteen rules, all of us will come closer to being AT THE TOP!
Zig Ziglar was one of the world's most popular and motivational speakers. His humble…
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