Think Bigger. Act Smarter. Live Richer.

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www.biggersmarterricher.com Here is our new logo and we are thrilled.  Thank you so much for sending your thoughts! You are people who strive to THINK BIGGER. Thinking bigger notices changed circumstances and fresh perspectives – opening up new possibilities. Then we can ACT SMARTER, making better choices.  We know who we are and what we want to accomplish. And when we are achieving the results we want while being true …
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How High Can You Go?

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On a recent weekend, I spent a day south of Seattle exploring Mt. Rainier National Park with my friends. Curious about how Rainier’s height compared to other mountains, I looked it up and was reminded it’s not just about elevation, but also prominence. Elevation is the distance above sea level. Prominence is the distance above the surrounding countryside. Rainier has both, giving it an imposing and majestic presence. When a …
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Stopping Too Soon

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The Van Dusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver are enchanting, especially on a late afternoon in June, the trees are exquisitely layered in green, yellow greens and deep burgundy.  Purple, yellow and orange flowering plants and shrubs are artfully clustered around winding paths that take you from Mediterranean to Sino Himalayan landscapes, from vast lawns with dappled edges to intimate paths through stands of redwoods and a quiet fern dell. My …
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The 1% That Really Matters

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The term 1% has come to mean the most economically privileged sector of our society.   If you are part of the 1%, you may view it as a badge of achievement or recognition that you were fortunate to be born with the proverbial silver spoon in your mouth. If you are part of the 99%, you may view the 1% as the folks who don’t have to worry about money.   …
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The Power of Changing Your Stance

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I’ve been a member of a professional group for a number of years.  Yet in spite of my tenure, I’ve held myself back.  Oh there were lots of good reasons at that time, what they were doesn’t really matter.   What does matter is that in preparing to go to this year’s meeting, I made a decision to:  get on board, recommit, and reconnect.  I didn’t make any big announcements.  I’m …
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