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5 Important Choices that Make Life Worth Living and Success Taste Sweeter



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As we start another year, you’re probably thinking about your life goals, dreams, aspirations, and what you want to accomplish. We know that New Year’s resolutions have gotten a bad reputation because most people lose focus after the first few months and the first signs of resistance.

Starting your year with goals, resolutions, or whatever you want to call them should be a part of your plan because constant growth in our lives is the key to happiness and fulfillment. Success happens when we push in our lives and make daily choices that lead to our best selves. 

Each human being has different goals and aspirations. The idea of happiness will hold another significance for each of us. We long for a happy life and freedom to control our time and live on our terms. We long to wake up, spend our precious time on the important things to us, have the opportunity to experience growth, and use each day to learn more ways to love life. 

Life is hard for everyone. It doesn’t go as we planned, and circumstances throw a lot at us. Life challenges can often make us feel like we’re stuck trying to escape through coping mechanisms that aren’t the healthiest. 

Despite what’s happened in your journey or where you are right now in your growth, you can live a happy life. You can create success on your terms and spend your time doing what fulfills you.  Success starts in your mind, and then it’s manifested through the choices you make.

Here are five important decisions that can lead to a happy life with more purpose and fulfillment:

1. Create a Revenue Producing Situation that Fulfills You

It’s not uncommon to spend more than forty hours a week doing some sort of job, business, or a hybrid model. That’s a long time to spend in your week stuck in what doesn’t fulfill you, or even worse, a place you hate. 

The feelings, emotions, and consumption of mental bandwidth will affect the other areas of your life. We live in a different time that’s filled with opportunities to defy what’s possible revenue-wise. 

Access to knowledge and the avenues to create wealth are extraordinary. You can use the Internet, social media, technology, and software to find your dream career or start and grow a business that suits your passion. Use what’s available for leaders today to create a revenue-earning situation that fulfills your goals and brings purpose to building wealth. 

“Life is about choices. Some we regret, some we’re proud of. Some will haunt us forever. The message: We are what we chose to be.” – Graham Brown

2. End Toxic Relationships and Go All-In 

Like our revenue earning situation, our relationships also have a tremendous effect on our growth. There are many types of relationships, and they can bring us joy or frustrate us into mental wellness challenges. 

Relationships are hard because love and emotions are involved, and you probably know that love is not often rational. Any relationship that is toxic can rob you of happiness and derail your path to success. 

We have to make the hard choice to purge negativity from our lives in any form, and relationships is a major one. If you have good relationships, go all-in and choose to grow together.

3. Step Beyond Comfort

It’s not easy to step into what scares us and go beyond what our mind tries to convince us is possible. As kids, we’re taught to follow the rules. We learned to stay between the lines and do what society considers normal. We were encouraged to live within our comfort zone. If you follow that advice into adulthood, you miss an opportunity for growth and adventure. 

To grow as a success-focused human being, you have to embrace new things and figure out what’s right for your life. Stepping outside of your comfort zone every day is the key to creating a blueprint for a happy and fulfilling experience. 

4. Energize Your Wellness

Your health and energy are essential to living a long and success-filled life. Making daily healthy choices gives you the energy you’ll need to push harder and create significant changes in your life. What you put in your body affects how you feel and your attitude towards yourself and the world. Make healthy choices as it will be a contributor to your success. 

“Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make, makes you.” – John C. Maxwell

5. Don’t Let Complacency Win

We have a lot to be thankful for despite any challenging situations we may be currently facing. We should have an attitude of being thankful, but we should never confuse being grateful with complacency. You can be grateful while still striving for more. You have significant goals for specific reasons. Never let complacency teach you to settle for less than you want and deserve to have. 

You can have a fantastic year, earn more money, foster better relationships, and accomplish every resolution/goal you set. You can live a fulfilled life on your terms, but more than that, you deserve to spend each day living your best life. Make the crucial choices that lead to sweeter tasting success. 

Jason Portnoy is a serial entrepreneur, podcast host, and founder of one of the premier digital marketing agencies. Before creating magic for other brands, Jason launched True Rivalry in 2012. He leveraged social media and digital marketing to grow True Rivalry into a presence in over 250 retail stores across North America, with celebrity fans and appearances on TV shows and movies. Jason knows digital marketing and he's passionate about helping businesses get results. He's an award-winning digital marketing agency owner. Join him at

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How Your Beliefs Can Supercharge or Sabotage Your Success

Your life is dictated by beliefs and biases that drive your thinking, behaviors, and decisions



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How to Break the Cycles of Mediocrity and Manifest Your Greatness

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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Here’s a Young Man’s Antidote for the Uncertainty of the Modern World

Why do a lot of young guys lack confidence in today’s world? 



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Toxic Leadership: 5 Ways to Identify a Bad Leader

if you have a leader who displays any of the toxic traits, it’s time to move on to greener pastures.



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Let’s be honest, we’ve all crossed paths with a toxic leader in our careers at some point. Unfortunately, while some toxic leaders don’t even bother to hide their behaviour, some know very well how to conceal their true selves behind a strong-built facade. The latter is the most dangerous of the two. (more…)

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