As I spend the last few days with my extended family in Europe, I am again reminded of why success in my online business is so important to me. Outside the window are my stepchildren, grandchildren, and assorted friends and relatives, and these are the people who give my life meaning. Working exclusively on the Internet means that I am able to visit them regularly, and they are able to visit me in the United States as well.
I am also able to provide for them in other ways; one is returning to school to become a nurse, another now owns his own home, and one granddaughter now takes horseback riding lessons. This would never have been possible if I had not made the conscious decision to change my life dramatically in 2005.
I also have another ‘reason why’. It is Rotary, the international service organization I have been a part of since 2006. This group does so much for people around the world, and I feel that what I do makes a huge difference in the lives of people I may never meet. I have been to Rotary meetings in 6 states within the United States, both Finland and Sweden in Europe, and in Beijing, China.
What is your ‘reason why’? Are you building your online business in order to quit a job that no longer fulfills you, put someone through college, or to be able to travel whenever and wherever you please? I honestly believe that success is sweeter when our reason why is bigger.