More Important Than Money: Understanding Why You Really Do What You Do

What do super-successful business owners all have in common?

  • It’s not experience.
  • It’s not extraordinary skills.
  • It’s not even a powerful drive.

Although all of these things can definitely help your business grow, they’re not a prerequisite for success. After all, no one is born with experience or skills, and plenty of successful people lack drive.

The one thing that does make a difference, though, is your “why.”

-Why did you decide to go into business for yourself?

-Why do you spend too many hours in front of your computer every week?

-Why do you stay up too late and Read the rest

Beyond SMART: Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs

If there’s one thing we know about goals, they have to be SMART, right?

After all, that’s what we’ve been told for years. The only thing that matters is that your goals are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely.

While that looks great on paper—and clearly it’s easy to remember—it doesn’t go far enough for those who want to achieve big things.

Think about it. Do you want to be stuck with “attainable” and “realistic” goals when what you really dream about is a 3-day workweek, frequent international travel, and enough money to fund a mission trip (or three). … Read the rest

What Do You Really Want?

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Have you ever asked yourself that question?  Ever sat down and wondered: Why am I doing what I’m doing…and is there something more?

I know I usually email you about the latest real estate investing tool or strategy.  And why do I care so much about this stuff?

Truly, the reason for what I do goes much deeper.  For me, it’s about lifestyle freedom and my desire to not only enjoy it, but that I am able to impact others to live it too. (You probably know what lifestyle freedom is…. but if you don’t, you will understand what Read the rest

Top 40 Goals For 2011

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Most important to me is my Family.
Shown: (Me) Tamera Aragon with
Husband – Tim, Daughter – Abigail,
Son – Justin, Dog – Chloe

“It’s been awhile since I have updated my blog. I have been enjoying some new investment strategies that I will look forward to sharing with you in the near future. To see what I have been up – watch this 2 minute video on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/thefijiexperience#p/a/u/0/aUIMjm0aWxI

In the mean time, I wanted to share with you my “TOP 40” goals for 2011 – for my life in general. I hope this “TOP 40” will inspire … Read the rest