What is Success…and How do we Measure It?

I know what success means to me.  Success is – living the perfect day, each and everyday.

My perfect days is simple – it would involve an early start – exercise, fresh food, lots of time spent with my family, and working on my investments.

The way I measure my success in life is to see how close each day comes to my perfect day.

I’ve tried counting cash in the bank, houses, sports cars and boats.  I’ve been on numerous holidays and travelled the world.

I’ve been lucky enough to work in my “dream job” as a scuba diving instructor on the Great Barrier Reef.

I’ve been up mountains, boarded down them, run marathons and found my inner self but none of these things make me successful in my own mind.

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Financial Freedom – So What! – Then What?

Financial Freedom – So What! – Then What?

I set myself a goal, sometime ago after reading several “business success” books.

All the books I read seemed to have a theme running through them.

That theme, was heavily endorsed when I went to business seminars and networking events.

The Goal –

Financial Freedom! (or retirement) – a passive income that would generate wealth, even without me having to be present from 9-5.

I’ve never really launched myself into that goal.

I began to think that the Financial Freedom = Happiness, theory is a myth.   We talk about it as if it would be the solution to all our problems, it’s not!

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