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George and Mary-Lynn are fingerspelling the numbers 1 and 2 with the blog post title: Celebrating 12 Years of BIGG Success

Celebrating 12 Years of BIGG Success

George and Mary-Lynn are fingerspelling the numbers 1 and 2 with the blog post title: Celebrating 12 Years of BIGG Success

Our first podcast went live on November 12, 2007. Today, we celebrate 12 years of BIGG Success by answering some of the most common questions we get asked.

Today’s special podcast is a celebration of the 12 years of BIGG Success! In this 12th anniversary episode, we reveal some of the most common questions we get, give you a behind-the-scenes look at how we work together, and share some things from the heart that you’ve never heard before.

Here’s a summary of our conversation on The BIGG Success Show

Why did we start BIGG Success?

We were in the same place many of our coaching clients are in.

[George] I sold my businesses and started thinking about the next phase of my life. My encore career, so to speak.

[Mary-Lynn] I was a radio show host. Technology had both changed my industry and created new opportunities. It was time to make a change.

Yes, change creates opportunities. But it also comes with uncertainty and even turmoil. That’s why so many people hate change. Entrepreneurially-minded people realize change is where the growth is. We capitalized on it.

How can a married couple work together in peace?

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7 Tips for Success in 7 Minutes

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We share 7 tips for success to celebrate the 7th anniversary of BIGG Success in a Minute, our syndicated radio feature, by sharing 7 favorite episodes.

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Seven years ago today, BIGG Success in a Minute – our syndicated radio feature with Envision Networks – hit the airwaves for the first time. On The BIGG Success Show, we share seven tips for success from seven of our favorite episodes. Here’s a summary…

Welcome to this special show. We’re celebrating the 7th anniversary of our syndicated radio feature, BIGG Success in a Minute.

So we thought we’d do something special today. We air a show every day, 365 days a year. Each week, we try to cover all 5 elements of BIGG success – money, time, growth, work, and play. It’s quite a variety.

And today, we’re going to share 7 of our favorite episodes. 7 shows. 7 minutes. 7 tips for success.

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10 Success Quotes on Helium

10 Success Quotes…on Helium

We share 10 success quotes which, together, tell a story about achieving BIGG success. But just for fun, we decided to read them after a hit of helium. It’s in celebration of the 10th anniversary of our business, BIGG Success.

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It’s been 10 years since we started BIGG Success.

THANK YOU for following us, encouraging us, supporting us, sharing our content, and so much more. We greatly appreciate it!

So to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of BIGG Success, we’ll share ten success quotes which tell a story about achieving BIGG success.

But we wanted to have a little fun for this BIGG anniversary. So we read them on helium.

Watch our latest video (above) to see us say them.

Listen to our latest podcast (play button above) to hear us say them and discuss their significance.

Of course, you can also keep reading if you want. You’ll just miss out on the helium.

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Success as an Entrepreneur Takes More Than One Year

BIGG Success 5th AnniversaryWe launched this site and The BIGG Success Show on November 12, 2007. So BIGG Success is now five years old!

And what a five years it has been.

Listen to this post! Hear George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast (Duration 5:27)


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Like all entrepreneurs – especially in this economy – we’ve had our ups and downs. When we say – entrepreneuring is the greatest roller coaster ride you can imagine – you can know we speak from personal experience.

After all, we’ve survived the Great Recession. Our business was less than a month old when it started.

[George] I’ve been an entrepreneur for three decades and, for nearly twenty years now, I’ve taught entrepreneurship at the best school in the world – The University of Illinois. But I feel like I’ve gotten an advanced degree in entrepreneurship these last five years.

That’s because so much is changing.

The way we start businesses has changed. So has the way we run them. From how we finance them to how we market them to our facilities and the workforce – everything, including how we plan, is changing dramatically.

It’s an exciting time to be an entrepreneur!

And we want to say a special thanks to you for riding this crazy ride with us.

But enough about our business, we really want to share one thought with you today. We recently saw a great quote that we saved for this anniversary post. Perry Marshall quoted Glenn Livingston who said:

“Most people greatly OVER-estimate what they can do in one year. And they greatly UNDER-estimate what they can do in five years.”

Do you relate to that? We sure do.

Year after year, we set BIGG goals. And we’re often disappointed at what we don’t accomplish. But here we are – five years in – and I can’t believe how much we have accomplished!

[Mary-Lynn] For example, many of you know that a one-minute version of our podcast got picked up by a national radio syndicator. I was in radio for nearly two decades and never got an opportunity like this! But we were able to do it by building our own brand online.

And that’s the point we want to make to you – we live in an incredible time. Yes, it’s tough at times. You have to learn to live with more uncertainty.

But there are opportunities now like we have never seen in our lifetimes and probably won’t see again. Now is a great time to be an entrepreneur.

But you have to think in terms of five years. Sure, you’ll want to break that down into annual goals. Just don’t be too disappointed if you haven’t hit all your targets.

You’re a BIGG goal-getter. You expect a lot of yourself. And that will pay off in the long run.

Give it your all for five years. See what you can do. You just might find BIGG success!

When you look back five years, are you amazed at what you’ve accomplished?

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