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4 Secrets to Business Success

4 Secrets to Business Success

4 Secrets to Business Success

We celebrate our 15th year in business with a podcast that shares the secrets to our business – or really any business success. Click the player to listen to The BIGG Success Show. The summary is below.

In today’s ever-changing business landscape, it’s hard to find a company that has been around for more than a decade. But BIGG Success is one of the exceptions.

Despite the challenges it has faced, our company is still going strong after 15 years. So how have we done it?

Let’s go to The Professor’s whiteboard for the 4 secrets to business success…

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6 Steps to Go From Idea to Action

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Have you ever had an idea out of the blue, but didn’t know where to start developing it? On The BIGG Success Show, we tell the story of how one man is saving lives after putting an idea to action, and outline the steps he took. Read the show notes below.

The idea spark

In 2008, a man who was traveling for business, thought of a question one night while in his hotel room, and called the front desk. He asked, “What happens to the leftover soap?” The response was that it was thrown away.

Shawn Seipler started looking at some numbers:

-millions of bars of salvageable soap were going to waste.

– thousands of young children were dying from hygiene-related illnesses every day globally

– studies showed that regular hand washing could cut those deaths in half.

Based on his research, Seipler felt compelled to do something, and when he got home he put his idea to action.

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The Boy Who Found the Recipe for Success

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How do watermelons and donuts create a recipe for BIGG Success? Find out on this week’s BIGG Success podcast. Click the player to listen. Find the show notes below.

Bill Rosenberg was nine-years old. He often tagged along to work with his dad, who owned a grocery store in Boston.

One hot summer day, Bill’s dad made the boy responsible for selling watermelons. If the nine-year old didn’t sell them, they would go bad.

Bill set up a stand in front of the store.

And he stood there. And stood there. And stood there.

People weren’t buying!

The young man wasn’t about to give up. His dad was counting on him.

But he realized that he needed to get creative. He thought about it. He looked around. He got an idea. Maybe this would work.

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3 Missed Opportunities When Starting a Business

entrepreneur looking at plans with the blog title: 3 missed opportunities when starting a business

As BIGG supporters of entrepreneurship, there are things we see new entrepreneurs often get wrong. This week, we’ll share some of the advice we give our clients to help them avoid pitfalls and missed opportunities.

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

According to Google’s Year in Search 2021 trends, more people searched “how to start a business” then “how to get a job.” We learned of this trend via a tweet from Shopify President, Harley Finkelstein, who predicts that, “This is not just the year of the entrepreneur – this is the start of a new era where being an entrepreneur is people’s first choice for a career.”

We’ve we’ve preached this for years that even if you have a job, it pays to have a business on the side – something that is yours that gives you control of your future.

With that in mind, let’s go to The Professor’s whiteboard for the three missed opportunities when starting a business…

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4 Steps to Find Transformational Opportunities

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With change happening faster than ever, you need to be prepared to capitalize on it. We share 4 steps to find transformational opportunities.

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

We saw an article that asserted that change is occurring a million times faster than the average person’s ability to handle it. Sure seems like it! A lot of times these changes are transformational.

In a post for The Small Business Advocate, author and futurist Dan Burrus said:

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