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Our political differences: An opportunity for connection?

In all of my lifetime (52 years), I do not think that I have witnessed a more polarized time, 2018 – politically we have 2 distinct camps.  Supporting our President or Appalled by our President.  I come from a small town in upstate New York.  I have lived in a variety of places over the…

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Is Comparing Yourself to Others Poisoning You?

Whenever we compare ourselves to others and then feel lesser than in anyway, we just poisoned ourselves.  It is like swallowing a toxin, a poison, a drug that diminishes how you feel about yourself. And the crazy thing, is we are teaching our kids to compare themselves to their peers at the earliest of ages….

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Can the American Dream survive without debt?

Entrepreneurs are a great example of living the American Dream — the freedom to work and create our lives in a way that yields prosperity and success. Unfortunately, one thing this dream often includes is debt.  As I think about all the recent economic issues, I wonder:  can the American Dream survive without any debt…

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Bold Action Roundup

There’s nothing more intoxicating than doing big, bold, things. – Jason Kilar It is our second week of the BOLD ACTIONS business challenge — how are your BOLD actions coming along?? Have you given yourself the chance to experience that “intoxicating” feeling of accomplishing something outside your comfort zone?? I just did a BOLD action…

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Oprah’s All-Time Favorite Guest: Big Fish Tererai Trent!

“She symbolizes everything I believe the Oprah Show stands for.”— Oprah Winfrey, about Tererai Trent In last week’s blog post, I shared my story about Tererai Trent and the impact she has had on my life and the lives of other Big Fish.  Then on Friday (May 20), I was so excited to hear the…

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Flip the Switch to Your Best Self

Welcome to our May  “Flip the Switch” business challenge, where the focus is all about CHOOSING to stay in “best self” as consistently as possible. “Best self”  is both a way of being and a way of doing. It is when you keep your thoughts and behaviors in line with your values and the core of who you truly…

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What is your “money matters” rating?

This month in our April “Maximize Your Money” business challenge, we have been talking about our relationship with money.  Like with any relationship, how we “get along” with money can be different depending on different situations, so to get a useful idea of where the relationship really stands, we need to look at each of the different areas. This week,…

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