A box of french fries with the title How Ray Kroc Made a Fortune from McDonalds

How Ray Kroc Made a Fortune from McDonald’s

A box of french fries with the title How Ray Kroc Made a Fortune from McDonalds

Ray Kroc made a fortune on someone else’s idea. Even then, he had to overcome many obstacles, over a number of years, to find BIGG success.

We get informed and inspired by BIGG success stories. On The BIGG Success Show, we share one of our favorites. Below, you’ll find a summary of that story. Click the player to listen to the full story.

Ray Kroc is one of the most legendary entrepreneurs in history. He built McDonald’s into one of the world’s most iconic brands. But his destiny was anything but certain. And he was no young superstar. His success came slowly.

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How to Get Rich

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Want to know how to get rich? We discuss six steps to “turn your desires into gold”, from the man considered to be the dean of wealth creation.

We discuss six steps to riches on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

We opened the vault on timeless classics and found a great one. Napoleon Hill’s great book, Think and Grow Rich* – THE original study on wealth creation – describes the six steps to turn your “desires into gold.”

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How to Make Lasting Connections

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Our show is a tribute to a woman who was called a connector. You’ll see why and learn some of her secrets to making lasting connections.

We met Liz Strauss through Chris Brogan many years ago, who recommended we reach out to her. Liz had a successful blog with tens of thousands of comments. She would start conversations there, and in the comment section, a community grew. Not too long after meeting Liz, she became our first business coach.

In addition to being a relationship builder, Liz was well-regarded as a business strategist, a coach, a keynote speaker, author, and the CEO and founder of one of the most intimate conferences ever! SOBCon, a conference for successful and outstanding bloggers was a popular event held in Chicago, described as where the virtual meets the concrete.

Bringing Community Together

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Is Love Damn Good Business?

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Why would anyone say love is damn good business? What’s love got to do with business anyway? Our guest today says without it, you won’t thrive.

To hear this BIGG Success Show podcast episode featuring Steve Farber, click the player. This episode is brought to you by The Financial Freedom Tool – Plenty of money for life! Here’s a summary of our conversation.

Our guest today is listed as one of Inc’s global Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts.

Steve Farber is a leadership pioneer, strategist, and keynote speaker on extreme leadership.

He’s also a best-selling author. Steve’s books include: The Radical Leap, The Radical Edge, Greater Than Yourself, and the book we are going to talk about today: Love is Just Damn Good Business.

Why Damn Good Business and Not Just Good Business?

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3 Ways to Feel More Confident

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Feel more confident when giving a speech, asking for a pay raise, conducting a workshop, or during an important conversation.

We discuss how to speak confidently on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

It’s a strange back-to-school season. A lot of firsts.

[Mary-Lynn] We want to share with you a story George shared with his students in his Entrepreneurial Finance class at the best school in the world – the University of Illinois.

[George] I remember the first time I taught my class. I had never taught before. I was nervous. Well, I survived the semester. The University always has students evaluate their instructors at the end of the semester. One of my students commented,

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