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Earl Nightingale

As a Depression-era child, Earl Nightingale was hungry for knowledge. From the time he was a young boy, he would frequent the Long Beach Public Library in California, searching for the answer to the question, "How can a person, starting from scratch, who has no particular advantage in the world, reach the goals that he feels are important to him, and by so doing, make a major contribution to others?" His desire to find an answer, coupled with his natural curiosity about the world and its workings spurred him to become one of the world's foremost experts on success and what makes people successful.

Earl Nightingale's early career began when, as a member of the Marine Corps, he volunteered to work at a local radio station as an announcer. The Marines also gave him a chance to travel, although he only got as far as Hawaii when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Earl managed to be one of the few survivors aboard the battleship Arizona. After five more years in the service, Earl and his wife moved first to Phoenix then Chicago to build what was to be a very fruitful career in network radio.

As the host of his own daily commentary program on WGN, Earl Nightingale arranged a deal that also gave him a commission on his own advertising sales. By 1957, he was so successful, he decided to retire at the age of 35. In the meantime, Earl had bought his own insurance company and had spent many hours motivating its sales force to greater accomplishments. When he decided to go on vacation for an extended period of time, his sales manager begged him to put his inspirational words on record. The result later became the recording entitled The Strangest Secret, the first spoken word message to win a Gold Record by selling over a million copies.

In The Strangest Secret, Earl had found an answer to the question that had inspired him as a youth and, in turn, found a way to leave a lasting legacy for others About this time, Earl met a successful businessman by the name of Lloyd Conant and together they began an "electronic publishing" company
which eventually grew to become a multi-million dollar giant in the self-improvement field. They also developed a syndicated, 5-minute daily radio program, Our Changing World, which became the longest-running, most widely syndicated show in radio.

When Earl Nightingale died on March 28, 1989, Paul Harvey broke the news to
the country on his radio program with the words, "The sonorous voice of the nightingale was stilled." In the words of his good friend and commercial announcer, Steve King, "Earl Nightingale never let a day go by that he didn't learn something new and, in turn, pass it on to others. It was his consuming passion."

Quotes by Earl Nightingale
"You become what you think about."
By Earl Nightingale

"People with goals succeed because they know where they are going... It's
as simple as that."
By Earl Nightingale

"What's going on in the inside shows on the outside."
By Earl Nightingale

"Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm."
By Earl Nightingale

You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own "acres of diamonds."
By Earl Nightingale
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  1. Lead the Field

    Lead the Field

    Hundreds of thousands of people have profited
     from the wisdom and savvy of Lead the Field!


    In fact, it has often been referred to as the "Program of Presidents" because so many top executives have incorporated Earl's guidance and wisdom into their management philosophies.


    When you listen to this landmark program you'll be awestruck by the simplicity and timelessness of Earl's words and ideas.

    • Double your mental capability
    • Recognize and easily overcome the biggest stumbling block to high achievement
    • Dramatically improve your luck by changing one simple thing
    • Make success unavoidable with an easy 3-minute-a-day exercise
    • Assess your potential worth, and start increasing it now

    Lead the Field has arguably changed more lives and created more millionaires than any other program Nightingale-Conant has produced. Order it today, and start moving into the top 5% of the world's earners!!

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  2. The Essence of Success

    The Essence of Success

    This audio book is divided into ten volumes. Volumes I through VI help you develop an excellent attitude, enhance your self-esteem, foster your creative genius, set and achieve goals, harness your mind’s power, and explain the elements of personal growth. Volumes VII and VIII deal with critical success factors such as writing skills, public speaking skills, effective communication skills, and fostering excellent relationships. Volumes IX and X will teach you how to achieve success and happiness throughout your life. Experience the magic that started the personal and professional development industry and created Nightingale - Conant.
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  3. The Strangest Secret for Succeeding in the World Today

    The Strangest Secret for Succeeding in the World Today

    Harness the power of The Strangest Secret!

    One morning more than 40 years ago, an amazing message was played for a group of salespeople at Earl Nightingale’s insurance agency. They were utterly electrified by what they heard. Word of the message spread like wildfire, and everyone who heard it was positively ignited into action. Thousands of requests for a copy of the recording came pouring in.


    Within no time, more than 200,000 people had called, written, or just walked right into Earl’s office to request a copy. As years went by, that number soared above 1,000,000. Today, The Strangest Secret remains one of the most powerful and influential messages ever recorded, and continues to transform the lives of everyone who hears and heeds it.


    In The Strangest Secret for Succeeding in the World Today, Earl Nightingale expands the themes of that remarkable original message into a comprehensive program that explores the critical question, What does it take to prosper in an ever-changing world? — and answers it with success building discoveries that have stood the test of time. Through Earl's collected wisdom, you'll learn about two categories of successful people and how to determine the category in which you belong.


    You’ll also discover:

    • Why you are where you think you ought to be
    • Six words that can change your life
    • Why hunches pay off
    • How to know what you do best
    • Why work and well-being are one and the same
    • And much more!
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