Do you know of an investment that will surely pay off big in the future? No financial investment is ever guaranteed to bring back huge returns except investing in yourself. Investing in yourself will upgrade your potential and help you to transform your future for the better. The best time to start is now.
While you work to enhance the growth of your career, company or business, you should not forget your personal growth so you can live a well-balanced life. Here are 5 ways that you can start investing in yourself.
How have your heard of the term “street smart”? Similar to being book smart, being street smart is another kind of intelligence. Being street smart means that you learn from experience instead of from books; you learn and improve from the situations that you are put into.
Intelligence is something we are born with but how we hone it and develop it is unique to each one of us. Intelligence Quotient or IQ only measures innate intellectual ability but not the type of intelligence that a person has. There are different types of intelligence but most people differentiate themselves as either book smart or street smart.
You have finally acknowledged that you need a mentor to fast track your way to success. It is now time for you to look for a good mentor. Do remember though that there are some things that you need to consider first before finding one.
For most of us, our daily routine consists of designated hours spent going to work, working, going back home and getting some sleep. We seldom or never even think of scheduling time within our day for ourselves; to just be alone and do something that we really want to do or to reward ourselves for getting through the day.
Going on a journey is an educational experience. When you travel, you get to learn new things, appreciate new ways of thinking and you discover more about yourself as you discover what’s beyond your comfort zone.
All of us who are stuck in the rat race know the daily stress of work and the anxieties we have for our future even as we worry about the present issues that our families are struggling with. The chart of expenses below compares the expenses of the regular employee to their house helpers. The comparison may seem funny but the situation also tugs at reality in a major way.
You have been working very hard all your life. Yet, you found yourself in the same financial situation over and over again. Your income is barely enough to cover your basic needs. You are trapped in the rat race. You often wonder, what is it that you have been doing wrong? How come there are some people who are getting richer and richer by the day while you who had been working very hard is getting nowhere?
We are all aware how our health suffers from a sedentary lifestyle. That is why we need to incorporate exercise into our habits so we keep our body healthy and we can function at our best. The same is true for our brains, after all the brain is also a muscle and just like any muscle that is not exercised, it will deteriorate in the long run.