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Doing for BIGG Success

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Doing for BIGG Success

Do you dream about BIGG success? You should. It will help you form your vision and stay motivated. But if you stop there, it will always be just a fantasy.

Do you talk about your BIGG dreams? Great! It pays to get advice from people who have been there, done that. But if you don’t do anything more, it’s just idle conversation.

Do you think about what you need to know? Do you learn it? Continuous learning is critical in our fast-changing, uncertain world. It helps you refine your dream.

Do you plan? Do you reduce your refined dream to writing? Do you keep your plan in front and center? Do you revise your plan as you gain new information and insights?

Do you reach a point where you just have to do it? You realize that dreaming and talking and learning and planning are all a waste if you don’t take action.

While everything else is important, nothing but doing will create the future reality you want. Do – it’s the secret to BIGG success!

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Dare to Dream – Part 3

Dare Dream Do Book CoverOn The BIGG Success Show today, we wrapped up our conversation with Whitney Johnson. Whitney is the author of a great new book, Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.

In Part 1, we talked about why high achievers shy away from their dreams. Last time, we discussed why you don’t have to marry your dream.

Listen to this post! Click a player to hear Whitney talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast (Runtime 5:42)


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Listen to this show to hear:

  • who is more risk averse – men or women
  • what entrepreneurs are since they aren’t risk lovers
  • how Whitney perseveres when she faces obstacles
  • what her deeply held beliefs are
  • some inspirational pins that she’s posted on on Pinterest and Facebook

You can also find Whitney on her DareDreamDo Facebook Page.

We thank Whitney for sharing her time and expertise. And thank YOU for checking in with us! Until next time, here’s to your BIGG success!

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00796-032912.mp3

Dare to Dream – Part 2

Dare Dream Do Book CoverWe continued our conversation with Whitney Johnson on The BIGG Success Show today. Whitney is a popular Harvard Business Review blogger and author of the wonderful book, Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.

Last time, we talked about why women in particular deny themselves the right to dare to dream.

Listen to this post! Click a player to hear Whitney talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast (Runtime 5:25)


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Listen to the show to discover:

  • why dreamers often get labeled in a negative way
  • why we tend to let critics rain on our dreams parade
  • Whitney’s three-step model for personal advancement and happiness
  • why we dream
  • how her book helps those willing to dare to dream
  • why you don’t have to “marry” your dream

You can also “like” Whitney on her DareDreamDo Facebook Page.

Please check back in with us next time to discover if men or women are more risk averse.

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00795-032812.mp3

Dare to Dream – Part 1

Dare Dream Do Book CoverOn The BIGG Success Show today, we began a 3-part interview with Whitney Johnson. She’s a popular Harvard Business Review blogger with a goal: to help you identify and achieve your dreams.

She believes you can be happier by focusing on both your dreams and the other people in your life. She explains all of this in her fantastic book, Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream.

Listen to this post! Click a player to hear Whitney talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast (Runtime 6:12)


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In this segment you’ll hear:

  • why she directed her book to women in particular
  • what she discovered about women while working on Wall Street
  • what inspired her to write her book
  • how she found her own dream
  • interesting tidbits from a study about women and ambition
  • why high achievers tend to shy away from their dreams

You can also find Whitney on her Dare Dream Do Facebook Page.

Please join us next time when Whitney shares her three-step model for personal advancement and happiness.

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00794-032712.mp3

Is Hibernation a Key to Success?

Take time away to hibernate for BIGG SuccessDo you hibernate? Not like bears do. We don’t mean being holed up for the whole winter, sleeping the days away.

We mean occasional time away from the world. It may be an evening, a weekend, or a long weekend.

 

Hibernate at home

You could go away. Sometimes that’s just the ticket.

But why go to all the hassle? Hibernate at home.

Just get home, change into some comfy clothes, kick your feet up, and relax.

 

Hibernate with loved ones

Hibernate with your spouse or significant other. Hibernate with your nuclear family, if you have kids. But don’t neglect time with just your lover.

Don’t do a lot. Order delivery. Or get some appetizer-type foods or other finger foods that can be made in a flash with little effort.

Play games. Watch movies. Make some popcorn.

Above all, have fun, even if that means doing nothing. Rest. Relax. Doing nothing is not a waste of time.

 

Hibernate alone

Don’t make the mistake of not devoting some time to hibernate alone. Make time for yourself.

You need time to decompress. You need time to think. Fantasize a little. Escape. When you come back to reality, you can take these BIGG dreams and create an action plan.

But first, you need to just let your mind wander to destinations you don’t often visit. Because that’s where you will often find your BIGG ideas.

 

Hibernate in public

There are things you do in private that you can’t do in public. Well, at least not without getting arrested!

But you can hibernate in public without drawing the attention of the police. While hibernating in private is preferable to be sure, you can escape for a short time with other people around.

So when you feel like you need a break, hibernate mentally even if you can’t do it physically. Spend a few minutes in the recesses of your mind.

 

Don’t hibernate too much

Hibernation is a wonderful thing. However, you can overdo it. That’s why we defined it as “occasional time away.”

There are other relationships which must be maintained. You have to face the real world. You have to find your next dinner.

So you can hibernate again. It’s a key to success. To BIGG success, even!

Do you hibernate?

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