Earl Nightingale, the Fifth

Earl Nightingale, this month’s contribution to motivation on the Blog of Funny Names. Happy holidays!

The Blog of Funny Names

Happy holidays funny names fans!

For those last minute shoppers, let’s do a little warm up to inspire your shopping trip. How about a few deep knee bends. 1 . . . 2 . . . 3.

Now that you’re warmed up to shop, let’s warm up to today’s subject: Motivation. We’ve covered some wonderful names in motivation here at the BoFN, Orison Swett Marden, Napoleon Hill, with honorable mention to Zig Zigler.

Earl Nightingale, photo courtesy of earlnightingale.com

So today let’s look at Earl Nightingale, the fifth. He sounds like an English lord, but he’s the inspiration behind the motivational movement in the U.S. All because he had a question when he was 12-years-old and wanted to find an answer. After his father abandoned the family in 1933, young Earl wanted to know why he, his two brothers, and his mom were living in a tent…

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About Fannie Cranium

Writing since she could first hold a pen, Tracy Perkins formed her alter ego, "Fannie Cranium" at the suggestion of her husband. Tracy understands smiling makes people wonder what she’s been up to.
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