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3 Ways to Buck Up Your Bounce-Back-Ability

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Bounce-back-ability is your ability to come back at a higher level than where you started. We share three ways to buck it up.

We discuss how to bounce back from tough times on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of our conversation.

Tough times call for tough people. And boy, are we having some tough times.

How can you get through them?

You need entrepreneurial brain food. It’s like comfort food for the mind, and we are serving some of that up with this topic!

As the two of us discussed how to return to normal, a word popped into our conversation:

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This Tool Will Make You a Success

old tool | BIGG Success“A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop.” ~ Robert Hughes

People are always looking for a new tool.

It may not be necessary. Make the most of the tools you already have.

Ingenuity leads to BIGG success.

People think a new tool will make life easier.
Forget about finding the easy route. Be willing to work hard.
Industriousness leads to BIGG success.

People worry about the condition of their tools.
Keep your tools in good repair. Then they’ll be there when you need them. Preparedness leads to BIGG success.

People are too concerned about using the right tool.
Think outside the tool box. Find more uses for your current tools.
Flexibility leads to BIGG success.

People give up if the tool they’re using doesn’t get the job done quickly.
Don’t worry how long it takes to do the job. Just finish the task somehow. Persistence leads to BIGG success.

People spend too much time looking at all of their tools.
Tools are only useful when used. Grab one and get to work.
Action leads to BIGG success.

You have all the tools you need at your disposal.
Even if you don’t, tools can be bought.

You may not know how to use the tool.
If you don’t, you can learn.

The secret to reaching BIGG success isn’t the tool. It’s YOU!
The operator of the tool is much more important than the tool.

So quit chasing tools. Stop making excuses. Get off your duff. Use the tools you already have. It leads to BIGG success.

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How Smart is Smart Enough

BackIt’s Back-to-School time so we’ve been talking about lifelong learning. This is the eighth show in our ten-post series. We wondered:

How smart do you have to be to reach BIGG success?

Latent intelligence is useless by definition.

Theoretical intelligence may help you frame an issue, but it doesn’t go far enough.

Applied intelligence drives results.

You have to be smart enough to apply your intelligence.
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