It has been said that when the going gets tough, the hopeful keep going. That's because hope is the great activator-in other words, people with it take action to realize their goals. But many times the daily grind can be a hope-killer, so Zig Ziglar offers a solution! Ziglar encourages us to spend five minutes every morning with Staying Up, Up, Up in a Down, Down World, thus gaining the inspiration and encouragement needed to face daily obstacles. Full of hope-inspiring vignettes from Ziglar, words of encouragement from well-known leaders, and Scripture for meditation and prayer, this quick-read provides the motivation needed for meeting your goals and fulfilling your dreams.