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Description - The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale

What does it take to prosper in an ever changing world? Earl Nightingale provides these answers in this updated program of his time-honoured, success building discoveries. Through Earl's collected wisdom, you'll learn about two categories of successful people and how to determine the category, in which you belong. Some of the things you will learn on these six powerful cassettes are: 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905453405
ISBN-10: 190545340X
Format: CD-Audio
Imprint: Nightingale Conant
Publisher: Nightingale Conant
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1976
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - 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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