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Are Entrepreneurs Control Freaks

Are Entrepreneurs Control Freaks?

Are Entrepreneurs Control Freaks

Some people think entrepreneurs are control freaks. We look at this control issue to find out how important it is to successful entrepreneurs.

We discuss entrepreneurs and control on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

It’s National Entrepreneur’s Day. As entrepreneurs ourselves with entrepreneurs as customers, every day is Entrepreneur’s Day to us. But it’s nice to take a day to celebrate the hardest-working, people-serving people in the world.

So today, we want to talk about a critical part of the entrepreneurial mindset.

What motivates entrepreneurs to start a business?

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13 Things That Make Us Feel Lucky

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Some people say that the number 13 is unlucky. We have a different attitude about it. We think that it’s a very lucky number because it relates to a special milestone. This week, we’re celebrating the 13th anniversary of BIGG Success!

We share stories from the heart as we celebrate the 13th anniversary of BIGG Success on this podcast episode. Press the player to listen. Here’s the summary…

We’ve come a long way since our start waaaaay back in 2007! There is a lot to celebrate and to feel lucky about.
So today we will share 13 things that make us feel lucky.

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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 Pivot Your Life Direction

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Mark Victor Hansen and Crystal Hansen say asking questions will pivot your life direction in amazing ways. Listen as they share how it worked for them.


Our guests today are the power couple of power couples.

Mark Victor Hansen is best known as the co-creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul*, one of the best-selling book franchises of all time.

Crystal Dwyer Hansen is an entrepreneur, coach, and author of Skinny Life: The Secret to Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Fitness*.

Together, they’ve written a new book, Ask! The Bridge From Your Dreams To Your Destiny*.

Here’s a summary of our discussion.

The Key to Finding Your Life Direction

Crystal says the difference between those who are really getting what they want in terms of success and happiness, and those who aren’t, is their willingness to ability to ask.

In looking back at their own journey’s, Mark and Crystal discovered there are 3 channels through which you can ask:

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Expert Answers to the 6 Top Questions on How to Start a Business

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The U.S. Small Business Administration recently hosted a Twitter chat on how to start a business. We were among the expert participants including Google Small Business, Constant Contact, IRS Small Business, QuickBooks, SCORE and more, who shared tips and resources on how to take the first steps to entrepreneurship! Below are some highlights from the session.

“How to Start a Business” Chat Questions and Answers

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