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The Secret to Making Good New Year’s Resolutions

The Secret to Making Good New Year Resolutions Blog and Podcast Image

Personal finance advice is everywhere. We want to introduce you to personal entrepreneurship. It goes beyond personal finance. Here’s the backstory…

Click the player to hear us share the secret to making good New Year’s resolutions on the BIGG Success Show Podcast. – George  “The Professor” & Mary-Lynn

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The most successful people make good New Year’s resolutions. It begs the question…

What makes good New Year’s resolutions?

Good New Year’s resolutions are:

1) “Keepable”

It’s our way of saying it’s a goal that’s believably achievable. You’re pretty sure you can reach your objective.

2) Material

But it’s a missed opportunity if it’s too easy to achieve. It must make an impact to be meaningful.

3) Quantifiable

It has to be binary – a “Yes” or “No” answer to a simple question. The question is always: Did you accomplish what you set out to accomplish?

Good New Year’s resolutions come in two types

1) Result goals

This is the traditional approach. When we think of New Year’s resolutions, most people think of outcome-based goals.

2) Activity goals

This is how entrepreneurs approach goal-setting. (And even if you never plan to own a business, thinking like an entrepreneur will be very beneficial.) Entrepreneurs focus on the inputs.

For example…

Let’s say you want to lose weight. How does this work with the two approaches?

Result goal
Determine how much you want to lose and by when you plan to lose it.
Then decide how will you do it.

You will likely come up with things like “go on a low-carb diet” and “go to the gym every day.”

Activity goal
Here, you may start with something simple like “walk 3 times a week for 30 minutes” and/or “eat veggies instead of candy in the afternoon.”

The secret to making good New Year’s resolutions

There are two problems with results goals: The natural response is to try to change everything at once. And you don’t know what works and what doesn’t. You only know whether it all works.

All along, it’s a fight against yourself.

So, the traditional approach leaves many, if not most, people discouraged and disillusioned.

When you set an activity goal, you experiment with one thing at a time. (Although you may choose to test multiple things at once, according to your resources.)

And here’s the secret: You see what works and what doesn’t. THEN you can adapt. EVENTUALLY, you’re able to set a good results goal based on the feedback you’ve received.

You see, with this approach to goal-setting, it’s a game.

It’s uplifting and empowering. So you’re more likely to keep the New Year’s resolutions you make. And that leads to BIGG success!

Free Motivation!

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Place it where you will see it every day to keep yourself fired up

Here’s to your BIGG success!

George “The Professor” & Mary-Lynn
Co-Founders, BIGG Success

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How to Keep Grinches From Stealing Your Christmas

Grinches come out in droves during this joyous season. We’ll tell you how tell them: “Chillax, Grinches!”

For the best experience, we highly recommend you watch the video for this post. In this case, you miss a lot by not watching. We hope you enjoy the combination of learning and laughing!

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10 Success Quotes on Helium

10 Success Quotes…on Helium

We share 10 success quotes which, together, tell a story about achieving BIGG success. But just for fun, we decided to read them after a hit of helium. It’s in celebration of the 10th anniversary of our business, BIGG Success.

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It’s been 10 years since we started BIGG Success.

THANK YOU for following us, encouraging us, supporting us, sharing our content, and so much more. We greatly appreciate it!

So to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of BIGG Success, we’ll share ten success quotes which tell a story about achieving BIGG success.

But we wanted to have a little fun for this BIGG anniversary. So we read them on helium.

Watch our latest video (above) to see us say them.

Listen to our latest podcast (play button above) to hear us say them and discuss their significance.

Of course, you can also keep reading if you want. You’ll just miss out on the helium.

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How to Advance Your Career

How to Advance Your Career More Quickly

How to Advance Your Career

Advance your career by using leverage, one of the most powerful tools in your toolkit. In this post, we’ll share five ways this tool can help you reach BIGG success faster.

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Leverage is the entrepreneur’s friend. It can help you do more with less.

And you can use it, even if you never plan to own a business.

Most people think of leverage with money, but that’s just part of it. We’re going to share things they don’t teach you in school.

Here are five ways to use leverage to advance your career:
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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Risk Less Than You Think

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Contrary to myth, entrepreneurs are able to do BIGG things without losing their shirt. Whether you’re a business owner or not, you can profit from the 3 S’s of entrepreneurial risk management.

Most people think entrepreneurs are risk lovers.

But is it a myth?

Yes!

Entrepreneurs are NOT risk lovers. They are, however, great risk managers.

Today, we want to talk about three ways entrepreneurs manage risk.

Click the player to hear The Professor & Mary-Lynn’s podcast version of this post.

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