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See You at the Top Summary – May 2022

Author: Zig Ziglar

Short Summary
See You at the Top (1974) is an all-rounder self-help book that will teach you everything you need to know for improving yourself, becoming great, forming habits, and helping others. The author encourages his readers to work on themselves while maintaining a positive image of ourselves in our minds.
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Detailed Summary

See You at the Top provides you with lots of wisdom from someone who is known throughout the world for his leadership in positivity and self-growth. Zig Ziglar teaches you the right attitude you need to improve along with the art of goal setting and hard work. The author focuses on providing his reader with encouragement and advice that can change their life for the better. He aims at assessing all the parts of your life including spiritual, mental health, physical health, relationships, career, and work.

The author takes positivity, self-love, and self-improvement seriously. He explains that joy cannot be brought by only fixing one thing in your life. It is a product of several things that we improve and achieve through constant work on ourselves and our lives. He talks about self-image, relationships, goals, attitude, desire, and work so that his reader can understand fully what work it takes to form a healthy, meaningful, and prosperous life.

See You at the Top Key Points

Form a Healthy Relationship with Yourself

So many people want to change when you ask them why they’d simply reply that they do not like themselves. According to Zig Ziglar, You need to love where you are in order to get to the person you want to be. Do not look at your current state. What you imagine yourself to be the truest form. You only see that because you are actually capable of becoming it.  When you love yourself you allow yourself to look at the qualities you possess. These qualities are going to take you from where you are to what you want to be. If you hate yourself you only focus on what you don’t have in yourself and the qualities become invisible to you. If you think nothing good exists in you how can you take it to the next level and become better?

Set Definite, Precise, Clear Goals

Now that you have a positive intention behind it, set realistic but definite goals for yourself. Goals are not something that you can change every other second according to Ziglar. They should be finite. Do mot take the process that leads to goal setting as light and casual? Goals are meant to be taken with seriousness and a will to dedicate yourself. While setting the goals be realistic about where you stand and how you can move forward from there and identify the current problems you face that you want to overcome so that later when you face a setback you are not taken by surprise. Look at your goal from every possible dimension. When your goals are precise and concrete you are less likely to get distracted. If you’re determined to improve at something, one of the first measures is to establish where you are in black-and-white terms. Before you can improve yourself, you must first be aware of yourself. Be self-aware but in a positive and healthy way.

Form Goals for Everything

You cannot expect to be happy only because you set a goal to get your dream job, worked towards it, and excelled at it. If you are trying to improve and attain complete bliss you need to work on all the aspects of your life. Take a paper and pen set and write goals for every category in your life. Include your relationships, finances, physical health, career, and mental health. Mention why you want to achieve your goals in front of everything. You will need to work on more than one thing if you want to live the life you have always dreamt of.

Stay Consistent

Nothing can be achieved if you work completely for two days and night and then take a few days off. Self-improvement is constant work. It doe not stop on any day or any stage of life. To reach your destination you need to work hard and work every day. Form realistic and small everyday goals that make you become better in all the spheres of your life. These little achievements might look little to you but once they add up they make a huge impact on your personality. Sticking to your goals is the real recipe for betterment.

See You at the Top Quotes

“Of course, motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” –Zig Ziglar

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” –Zig Ziglar

“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” –Zig Ziglar

See You at the Top Review

See You at the Top is like a hug for those who struggle with self-love and think that they can never improve their present condition. Unlike a few other self-help books, it does not make you feel like you are behind in some race. Zig Ziglar asks his readers to be loving with themselves and encourages them to improve while staying hopeful and positive. There is no complex theory for self-improvement in this book. Instead, the approach used by the author is quite simple and easily applicable. Overall a warm comfy read that can do wonders!

To Whom I Would Recommend See You at the Top

  • To millennials who want to improve multiple things in their life at once but cannot seem to manage.
  • Everyone who has just started their journey towards self-improvement.
  • To the thirty-four-year-old woman who struggles to see the good in herself.

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