Like it? PLEASE +1 it! Thanks! Evan Signature
Evan Carmichael Top Header about About

Living with Integrity



"What I do is who I am" Chris Schenkel. Several years ago I heard about an ad placed in a sports magazine advising hunters how not to scatter their shots. The ad said, "For one dollar we'll give you that information." Many people sent their dollar and the advice was, "Just use one shot." While the ad was deceptive, and I'm certain many of the respondents were irritated at being taken in, the advice was good. A classic example of someone who did not scatter his shots is Chris Schenkel. Chris was one of the most enduring sports casters in history. For over 42 years he was frequently identified as the "good guy of sports." The good news is, Schenkel was not putting on an act when he was identified as the "good guy" who looks for the good in others. Despite some criticism for being too praiseworthy and not critical or judgmental enough, Schenkel simply says, "What I do is who I am."

Chris Schenkel's dream to be a broadcaster started back in the 1930's. He listened to baseball games on the radio and studied the broadcasters' style. His dad purchased an early audio disc recorder for him. Chris would record the games and practice mimicking the announcer. When he was a freshman at Purdue University, Chris took a summer job at WLBC in Muncie, Indiana, for $18 a week. In 1952 he began as a substitute announcer for the ABC fights on radio. Later he was a substitute announcer for the New York Giants football games on TV. His goal always was to be the best he could be, using his abilities and being himself.

Chris Schenkel was one of the most respected broadcasters in America and he did it by understanding who he was, being a "good-finder," concentrating his efforts and not scattering his shots. The message is clear. "What you do is who you are." Buy that approach to life and I'll SEE YOU AT THE TOP!


Related Articles

  Costs and Benefits of Being In or Out of Integrity
  The Power of Integrity
  Blueprint for Success
  You Can Fool Others, But You Can't Fool Yourself
  The Meaning of Integrity
  A working guarantee to bring you success
  Integrity and Honesty - Qualities Necessary for a Successful Business
  Leading By Example!
  Leadership 101: Integrity by Example
  Promise of Profits - Medical Sales Training
  Are You In Or Out Of Integrity?
  Who Really Achieves Success in Sales?
  Go ahead. Ask for help.
  Trust and Integrity in Selling May Not Be What You Think
  What Is Personal Mastery?
  Audio & Video Visibility to Support Your Brand Integrity
  What If YOU Were Front Page News? Four Steps to Freedom from Secrets
  Integrity-It\'s What You Do When No One\'s Looking
  What are Your True Colors?
  Conviction

Home > Entrepreneur-Advice > Zig Ziglar > Living with Integrity >

PDF
Free PDF Download
The Power of the Word: Part 2
By Zig Ziglar

About the Author: Zig Ziglar

RSS for Zig's articles - Visit Zig's website
A talented author and speaker, Zig Ziglar has an appeal that transcends barriers of age, culture, and occupation. Since 1970, he has traveled over five million miles across the world delivering powerful life improvement messages, cultivating the energy of change. Since 1970, an extensive array of Ziglar audio, video, books, and training manuals have been utilized by small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, U.S. Government agencies, churches, school districts, prisons, and non-profit associations, affecting lives in a profound way.
Click here to visit Zig's website.
Dashed Line

Ziglar
More from Zig Ziglar
The art of being doing and having
Denial Is More Than Just A River In Egypt
Scheduling
Those Instant Successes
Those Those Instant SuccessesInstant Successes

Related Forum Posts

Re: What Do you Prefer More - Time or Money Re: What Do you Prefer More - Time or Money
Re: How does an entrepreneur stay energized? Re: How does an entrepreneur stay energized?
Inspiration for Logos Inspiration for Logos
Re: The Celebrity Apprentice Finale Re: The Celebrity Apprentice Finale
Re: Do you have an affinity to making money??? Re: Do you have an affinity to making money???

Share this article. Fund someone's dream.

Share this post and you'll help support entrepreneurs in Africa through our partnership with Kiva. Over $50,000 raised and counting - Please keep sharing! Learn more.
Share for a Cause

Worksheets
By: Evan Carmichael











Like this page? PLEASE +1 it! Evan Signature

 

Name:
Email:
Subscriber Counter
  Supporters: Thank you Sharon Galor of Toronto Salsa Lessons / Classes for your suggestions to make the newsletter look like the website and profile younger entrepreneurs like Jennifer Lopez and Sean Combs! 
Connect with Evan google plus facebook Twitter YouTube Contact