Deeper Family Connections Through a Board Meeting?? YES!!

2018-02-08T11:58:14+00:00 February 10th, 2018|

Note from the editor:  We are so excited to introduce you to Jim Sheils, author of this week's guest post.  Jim has been called the “Crazy Glue” for families, especially entrepreneur families. His popular Family Board Meeting strategy is helping thousands of parents worldwide to deepen their family relationships.  Jim is an avid surfer and enjoys [...]

Family Meal Time: It’s about so much more than the food!

2018-01-22T15:42:22+00:00 January 27th, 2018|

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family There are countless things that I worry about doing "wrong" as a parent, from how I manage my girls' technology usage to whether I'm doing enough to teach them how to survive in the 'real world' when it gets here (sooner than I am ready for!). One thing [...]

Let the Holiday Traditions Begin!

2017-11-24T18:38:23+00:00 November 25th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family: Happy post-Thanksgiving to all of our American readers, and happy holiday season "kick-off" to all!  This week, I'm turning over the pen to my wife, Ann, for our weekly blog post.  She loves Thanksgiving and all of the subsequent holiday traditions more than anyone I've ever met, so [...]

Helping Your Child Develop a Rock-solid Identity (and maybe you, too!)

2017-11-08T22:33:37+00:00 November 11th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week's guest post is from Michele Cushatt, a well-known author, speaker, and coach — who is also a wife and mom of six.    A storyteller at heart, Michele inspires audiences with the warmth of her transparency and presence. Her unique style makes you feel like you just spent [...]

A Father’s Influence: Thoughts from Zig Ziglar’s Children

2017-11-01T10:04:55+00:00 November 4th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  Monday, November 6th, would’ve been Mr. Zig Ziglar’s 91st birthday.  Although he’s been in his Heavenly home for nearly 5 years, his influence continues to grow.  It is conservatively estimated that he inspired greatness in over a quarter of a BILLION people in his lifetime, and we know [...]

“There’s Nothing New Under The Sun”

2017-10-18T17:55:25+00:00 October 21st, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family   I’ve noticed that when a first-time mom- or dad-to-be gets around other parents, it’s like a geyser of advice erupts, and everyone starts sharing their best “do this” and “don’t do that” tips. If they’re wise, the new parents will soak up as much of that practical wisdom [...]

Marshmallows, Chocolate, Graham Crackers – and Family Meetings!

2017-10-18T01:29:17+00:00 October 7th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar FAmily   Have you felt it yet in your neck of the woods— that gradual change in temperature that makes the evenings feel a little bit chilly? Our family loves when fall arrives, because with it comes our other favorite season – S’more Season! We have a fire pit in [...]

Raising Positive Kids – Some Words of Wisdom from Mr. Zig Ziglar

2017-09-27T17:22:55+00:00 September 30th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family:  This week, I thought I’d share with you some insight directly from Mr. Zig Ziglar himself.  The following post comes from Mr. Ziglar’s timeless program “Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World.”  Now that families are several weeks into the regular daily back-to-school flow, it seemed like a [...]