It’s not what you make that really counts; it’s how much you keep. We base that on studies that show how millionaires became millionaires. Sure, they’re always trying to earn more, but they really watch what they spend. That’s one of their secrets to success in many cases.
Only you know your terms
We were recently at a birthday party for our friend, Tim. His wife had a really cool cake for him. It’s the picture you see with this post.
We were talking with Tim about his Porsche. He’s one of our regulars here at BIGG Success and he commented about how we’re always talking about frugality. A Porsche may not be consistent with that mindset.
But BIGG success is life on your own terms. If your terms include having a Porsche parked in the garage, then more power to you!
That’s one of the things we love about our definition of bigg success – it’s not judgmental. I can’t tell you what’s best for you. Just like you don’t know what’s right for me. Heck, sometimes I don’t even know what’s right for me!
That’s the beauty of life on your own terms. When you’re living it, you don’t judge other people because you think, “Oh, that’s life on their own terms.”
We try to report what works – what research shows helps you get to that next level of success in your life. But we can’t tell anyone what the right choice is for them. You decide because you’re the one who lives with it.
We hope we provide some additional insight to help you with your decisions, but ultimately you’re the entrepreneur of your life. You’re in charge.
Your car is an expression
Money is one of the two resources we have; the other one is time. One way you express yourself is by how you spend your money and how that affects your play.
So what does all this have to do with a car?
You may choose to have a really cool sports car like our friend Tim. You feel good when you get it out on the road. It’s a reward for all the hard work you do. It may have even been an incentive you gave yourself for achieving something important for your bigg success.
Instead, you may choose a cheaper form of transportation. You would rather express yourself in some other way. For example, you may have a passion and you spend your play time and your money on that hobby.
Or you may choose to drive a hybrid. You’re genuinely concerned about the environment. It’s one of your causes. You feel like you’re contributing to a better world with that choice.
It’s life on your own terms. You choose it. You enjoy it.
The only caution is to make sure your choices really do help you live life on your won terms. Only you will know.
To help you with your choice, think about what’s going on with the five elements of bigg success – money, time, growth, work and play. How does this decision affect them?
Life on your own terms is holistic. It’s a 360 degree view. Seeing the bigg picture leads to bigg success!
What does your car say about you?
Share that with us by leaving a comment below, calling us at 877.988.BIGG or sending us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you so much for sharing some of your time with us today.
Please join us next time when we’ll discuss how your play time can make you more productive.
Until then, here’s to your BIGG success.
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