Learning and Leveraging

Self-learning and continuing education, and leveraging our personal strengths and experiences is the foundation of a successful life.

Grow Your Personal Life Assets

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Before creating a plan, setting new goals or adjusting your career, business or life strategy, it’s important to assess what you have already achieved. Just as we review our current financial position before making new money decisions, we should regularly assess, manage and grow all our personal life assets. Personal Life Assets and Holistic Wealth When we think about our financial portfolio we expect that the stocks, funds or other assets will generate income and investment returns. But there is so much more we all possess that creates and holds value, and these life assets contribute even more to the true sum total of our what some people call holistic wealth. In her 2019 book Holistic Wealth: 32 Life Lessons …

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Lack of Experience in the Workplace is an Advantage

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Lack of experience in the workplace or in interviews might seem like a problem but inexperience can actually be an advantage. Lack of experience can often be turned from a weakness to a strength. And the good news is that inexperience is something we all start off with. Lack of Experience in the Workplace If you don’t have the relevant experience required for a certain job then step one is to accept it. You can’t ‘fake it’ so, first, accept that you lack experience. But realize that you can actually use a lack of work experience to your advantage. You Are a Blank Slate Your boss or employer may actually prefer having someone that they can mold and shape to …

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Full Life Portfolio: Stacking Skills and Experiences for Career and Life Success

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It is important for everyone to have an understanding of the essential elements of financial security and a financial plan that fits their needs and goals. But there is an even more foundational set of ideas to consider and incorporate into one’s life. Keeping on budget and having a healthy financial plan is certainly important and is a key part of building one’s financial fortress. But thinking of these things in isolation and only in the context of money or a job ignores other valuable assets and investable capital that each of us possess. When we uncover and re-frame these stores of value we unlock powerful, new growth potential. Personal Scatter Plot Whether you are new to adulthood or well …

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