Tom Ziglar

Tom Ziglar
Tom Ziglar is the proud son of Zig Ziglar and the CEO of Ziglar, Inc. He joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987 and climbed from working in the warehouse to sales, to management, and then on to leadership. Today, he speaks around the world; hosts The Ziglar Show, one of the top-ranked business podcasts; and carries on the Ziglar philosophy: “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” He and his wife, Chachis, have one daughter and reside in Plano, Texas.

Why It’s Important to Nourish Your Roots

By Tom Ziglar | July 26, 2019

Tom Ziglar talks about aiming to nourish your roots so you can continuously see growth in many areas of your life.

Fostering Reconciliation after the Genocide

By Tom Ziglar | July 23, 2014

The Gahaya Links gift shop in Kigali, Rwanda, is a cheery feast of color. Bright reds and yellows; rich browns, purples and blues. Walk in and you won’t know what to covet first: beaded necklaces and earrings, intricately woven baskets, gorgeous printed fabric bags. Joy Ndungutse, the company’s founder and CEO, points to products that…

Modest Needs

By Tom Ziglar | January 21, 2014

The closest Keith Taylor ever came to being homeless was when he received a three-day pay-or-quit notice from his landlord. But then an unlikely character bailed him out in an act that ultimately helped change the direction of Taylor’s life. Today he’s the president of Modest Needs, an organization that has given more than $13…

Her Second Home

By Tom Ziglar | May 8, 2012

Maria Bello is knee-deep in bubbles, leaning over to wash the face of a small child who is grin

Inside the Shark Tank

By Tom Ziglar | February 2, 2012

For eight hours last summer, Dallas Robinson and Mike Buonomo stood in line to audition for the hit ABC reality TV show Shark Tank. The producers loved their concise and clever pitch, and a couple months later, the 24-year-old Salt Lake City residents are on the set in Culver City, Calif., getting ready to pitch…

Off the Beaten Track

By Tom Ziglar | December 14, 2011

Ashley Fiolek grew up in a house off the beaten track. A beaten motocross track, that i

Ellen Page Has Wisdom Beyond Her Years

By Tom Ziglar | December 5, 2011

Here’s a scene straight out of a movie set. The actress Ellen Page is working in Los Angeles

Raising Her Voice

By Tom Ziglar | November 16, 2011

When Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin travels to underserved areas to help children and

Information = Power

By Tom Ziglar | November 2, 2011

Tavis Smiley grew up sharing a three-bedroom trailer in rural Indiana with nine younger siblings,

Stolen Innocence: One Woman’s Fight Against Child Sex Slavery

By Tom Ziglar | September 12, 2011

Somaly Mam grew up orphaned in a tiny community, a speck of cleared land with bamboo hu