Much like the game show – “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?” – Life can be seen thru the eyes and strategies on this game show.   It provides a great strategy and way to look at how to deal with questions and challenges as they come up.

Think about it – you are able to do (in this case – answer) a series of increasingly difficult activities that help you progress towards your goal.  And in this case, it is to make a million.   Much like what many of us aim for in our vocations – is an income or wealth level.

We make that our target for many and mixed reasons ranging from the most essential of survival, safety and security.  (Think Maslow’s hierarchy.)  To fulfillment and then ultimately joy (self-actualization).  As we progress in our ability to clothe, house and feed ourselves and those we love – our desires migrate to finding more meaning and fulfillment in life.  For some, that is having a wonderful home, for others it is a series of possessions or experiences, and for others it is adventures, sports and others it can be family, friends and festivities.

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