Why It’s Important to Nourish Your Roots

UPDATED: May 22, 2024
PUBLISHED: July 26, 2019


“A tree’s root-fulness, depends on it’s fruitfulness… the sweetness or abundance of the fruit, depends on the nourishment of the root.”


Tom Ziglar believes that in order to reach our goals, we must nourish the roots that produce those, “fruits.” In other words, if we want to achieve success, we must work on the nourishment of the seven fundamental roots first:

  1. Mental
  2. Spiritual
  3. Physical 
  4. Family 
  5. Financial 
  6. Personal 
  7. Career

In order to nourish your roots, you have to ask yourself, “what are the habits that I need to create to nourish the root, that will produce that fruit?”

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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.