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How to Set Priorities With Purpose

woman writing on paper with the blog post title How to Set Priorities With Purpose

The disruptions caused by COVID-19 have many of us reflecting on our lives, and looking to set priorities with purpose that will carry though post-pandemic.

George has a new word for pandemic, and we think you’ll really like it. Click the player to hear it right away on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of the discussion…

The pandemic made us realize just how resilient we are. It also made us face many things:

  • The fragility of life
  • Uncertainty in our jobs and finances
  • Loss of time with loved ones
  • Our fears

These difficult times also made us reevaluate what is most important.

Our show today is inspired by a quote from Daryl Van Tongeren, an associate professor of psychology at Hope College in Michigan. He said,

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2 Main Criteria of Success

image of an ice cream soda with the blog title: 2 main criteria for success

To understand the two main criteria of success, think about an ice cream soda and the straw that comes with it. One is nice; the other is necessary.

We discuss the importance of defining success your way on The BIGG Success Show today. Here’s a summary of that discussion

In his wonderful book, Success Is Within You – an oldie but a goodie – Howard Jay Whitman uses an analogy to illustrate a point about what he calls the “two main criteria of success.”

He talks about the straw and the ice cream soda. He says:

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How to Pivot Your Life Direction

Image of Mark Victor Hansen and Crystal Hansen with their new book Ask

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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Personal Leadership in 5 Easy Steps

image of a bright star with the post title: Personal leadership in 5 easy steps

Personal leadership is a long journey into your own soul. Discover five steps which will lead you to a more rewarding life.

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We discuss personal leadership on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

Your True North

We’re thinking about Christmas this time of year. One of the things we think about with that is the Star of Bethlehem. In the story of the birth of a newborn king, the wise men were guided by a bright star in the sky.

This Star of Bethlehem brought to mind the North Star, and that reminded us of Discover Your True North*, the wonderful book by Bill George.

In the book, true north is your destination, your BIGG goal. If your destination is BIGG success – Believing, Implementing, Goal-getting, Giving back success – you must be guided by a constant light. The light comes from your star.

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What Motivates You?

person overlooks landscape and rainbow with title of blog post: What Motivates You?

Psychological research has identified sixteen basic desires underlying our behavior. See the list to determine what motivates you.

We discussed sixteen motivations for happiness on The BIGG Success Show. Here’s a summary of that discussion.

This show was inspired by the book, Who Am I? The 16 Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions and Define Our Personalities*. It’s written by the late great Dr. Steven Reiss.

He found that happiness and life-satisfaction come from a sense that our lives have meaning and fulfill a larger purpose. He calls this “value-based happiness.” He has identified 16 universal desires that drive all meaningful behavior.

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