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3 Things to Unlearn from School for Success in Business

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We found a great article in Entrepreneur that talks about the things you need to unlearn in school, because they could hurt you in business. We’ll share those with you plus get some insights.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

Our discussion today is inspired by an article written by Samuel Leeds in Entrepreneur. He says there are lies they tell you in school that won’t serve you in business, and they are: Don’t copy, learn everything before implementing, and don’t make mistakes.

We’re going to look at each one and share Leeds insights, as well as perspective from The Professor.

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The Man Who Turned a Part-Time Job into a Billion Dollar Business

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Today we have an amazing story about a guy who started out just looking for some extra income with a part-time job but ended up turning it into a billion dollar business.

Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion.

Jim McCann started out as a social worker, which didn’t pay so well. So, in the early 1970s, he got a part-time job in a floral shop to earn a little extra money. In 1976, he took the plunge and started his own flower business.

Let’s go to The Professor’s Whiteboard as we break down 5 lessons learned from the part-timer who built a billion dollar business.

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3 Steps to Cure If-Only-Itis

3 steps to cure if-only-itis

If-only-itis is an unhealthy state of mind. This type of thinking can impact your present and future if you don’t put a stop to it fast!

Click the player to this episode of The BIGG Success Show podcast, or read the summary below.

Cambridge Dictionary says, “we use if only to express a strong wish that things could be different. It means the same as I wish but is stronger.”

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3 Tips for a More Fulfilling Career

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Whether you are looking on your own, or are forced into it, there are certain steps you can take to find a more fulfilling career.

Click the player to listen to podcast episode #1056 of The BIGG Success Show. Below is a summary of our discussion…

Our show today is inspired by the movie, Larry Crowne.

Here’s the storyline:

Larry, played by Tom Hanks, was a superstar team leader at a big-box company where he’s worked for over 20 years. He gets called to the office, where it’s expected that he will be recognized as “Employee of the Month” again, but instead, he is told that due to a company policy change with management, he was being let go.

His bosses said that his lack of a college degree would prevent him from moving any further up the ladder. Larry had enlisted in the Navy as a young man and started working for the store after his service was over.

As a middle-aged man, he finds it hard to get hired. Deep in dept with a mortgage and unclear on what to do, Larry heads to his local college to start over.

Let’s go to The Professor’s Whiteboard for 3 tips for a more fulfilling career.

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7 Things to Do Instead of Comparing Yourself to Others

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If you feel discouraged because others seem to be getting ahead faster, avoid the trap of comparing yourself to them with these 7 things.

People who think like an entrepreneur are ambitious and set BIGG goals. The downside is sometimes it seems others are doing better we get discouraged.

Social media makes comparing yourself to others easy to do. While comparison can be used in positive ways, it seems to be our human nature to do it in a negative way.

We look to The Professor’s whiteboard to see what to do instead.

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