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How to Spend and Invest Money in Ways That Contribute to Self Worth

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We all tend to have one common goal in life, and that is to make enough money to live comfortably and support the ones we love. There is a lot of talk about making money, and how to get rich quick, and all other outlandish attitudes surrounding money-making, but where is all the conversation about spending money? As someone who started investing in myself earlier in life, one thing I learned is how to spend my money wisely and how to invest further in myself, my business, and in areas that contribute to something of importance.

I became successful in my business at a very young age. When I was 16, I read the book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki, and it changed my life. The book allowed me to look into my financial future, and I realized that people put themselves into boxes and fail to believe that they can be the ones to break through barriers in life. For me, I asked myself one simple question that changed everything – “why shouldn’t it be me?” Three years later, I find myself with a successful 7-figure business and a good idea of how to spend and invest in myself and my business to set myself up for future financial success.

What’s taught to us as a society is that we need to make money. It is drilled into our heads that making money is extremely important in life, however, what people fail to talk about enough is how to make money work for you & spend that money properly and invest in yourself. Part of the secret to my success and what I’ve learned so far is that common expression “you have to spend money to make money.”

Education is the Best Investment You Can Make

Warren Buffett once said, “The best investment you can make is an investment in yourself.” Investing in your education is investing in yourself. Knowledge is power, and you have the ability to acquire knowledge through educating yourself. Whether it be through books, courses, schooling, online YouTube tutorials, or through news publications, acquire knowledge and never stop.

Everyone also has different skills. As Albert Einstein said, “Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” The modern-day school system is throwing kids off course. If you are someone who has a more creative brain, and you are forced into taking science curriculum that doesn’t make sense to you, how is this bettering you and setting you up for a successful future? The answer is that it’s not. Everyone has genius in them, but genius comes in many forms. Just because you underperform in school does not mean that you are not smart.

Investing in your education means taking your education into your own hands and building on the skills you already have or are interested in learning. I believe that education is the basis of how most of the problems in the world can be fixed. If you can be educated on only the topics that you genuinely care about instead of what the school system is telling you that you should care about, then you will have more confidence in yourself to aim for the stars in life. Never stop learning, and never stop investing in your version of education.

Invest Back into Your Business

You spend all your time and effort building a successful business, and now it is time to nurture it. Treat your business like you would treat yourself and invest in it. Building my business did not happen overnight and sustaining a business can be just as hard as getting started. When I saw that my business was taking off, I educated myself on how to best spend the money I was making, and the answer I kept seeing was that I needed to invest in my business.

The more you invest into your business, the better your business will run, and the higher likelihood that your business will sustain its profitability. If you have a team of employees who are working for you, and you are paying them fairly and offering them benefits and incentives, they will only work harder and be more satisfied and driven to push your business forward. Invest in your business, your employees and yourself, and your business will continue to thrive.

I became successful at a very young age because I was open to education, investing in myself, and investing in my future. I am open to all of the ways I can spend and invest my money wisely, and if you are open to it, you will become a successful spender as well.

Jared Curry is a 19 years old, 7 figure business owner. After scaling his business Scope Marketing to 7 figures, he moved on to the next project: 6 Figure Agency Elite Coaching Program. He partnered with Billy Willson whose student he used to be. Together they are offering a new coaching program for agency owners teaching them how to scale their business. Jared has been featured in Authority Magazine, Blavity, International Youth Journal, Thrive Global, The Good Man Project, FOX, NBC, and interviewed for many podcasts among which Action & Ambition on Entrepreneur.com. To learn more and join the new program that Jared offers with Billy please check: https://go.billywillson.com/elite.

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20 Ways You Can Become a Powerful Communicator

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Emile Steenveld Speaker and Coach

Some people seem to naturally know how to effectively communicate in a group setting. They can express themselves clearly and listen attentively without dominating the conversation.

Being a powerful communicator is important for several reasons, including building and maintaining relationships, achieving goals, resolving conflicts, improving productivity, leading and influencing others, advancing in your career, expressing yourself more confidently and authentically, and improving your mental and emotional well-being. Effective communication is an essential life skill that can benefit you in all aspects of your life.

But, don’t worry if you don’t naturally possess this skill, as effective communication is something that can be developed with practice, planning and preparation.
 

1.  Listen actively: Practice active listening by giving your full attention to the speaker and responding to what they are saying.

 

2. Use “I” statements: Speak from your own perspective and avoid placing blame or making accusations.

 

3. Avoid assumptions: Don’t make assumptions about what the other person is thinking or feeling.

 

4. Be clear: Express your thoughts and feelings clearly and concisely by getting to the point and avoid using jargon or overly complex language.

 

5. Show empathy: Show that you understand and care about the other person’s feelings.

 

6. Offer valuable insights: When speaking in a group, provide a valuable takeaway or actionable item that people can walk away with.

 

7. Be an active listener: Listen attentively and respond accordingly, incorporating your points into the conversation.

 

8. Choose the right time: Pick the most opportune time to speak to ensure that you have the group’s attention and can deliver your message without interruption.

 

9. Be the unifying voice: Step in and unify the group’s thoughts to calm down the discussion and insert your point effectively.

 

10. Keep responses concise: Keep responses short and to the point to show respect for others’ time.

 

11. Avoid unnecessary comments: Avoid commenting on everything and only speak when you have something important to say.

 

12. Cut the fluff: Avoid being long-winded and get straight to the point.

 

13. Prepare ahead of time: Sort out your points and practice them before speaking in a group.

 

14. Smile and be positive: Smile and nod along as others speak, to build a positive relationship and be respected when it’s your turn to speak.

 

15. Take responsibility: Take responsibility for your own actions and feelings.

 

16. Ask questions: Ask questions to clarify any confusion or misunderstandings.

 

17. Avoid interrupting: Allow the other person to finish speaking without interruption.

 

18. Practice active listening: Repeat what the other person said to ensure you have understood correctly.

 

19. Use your body language too: Use nonverbal cues such as eye contact, facial expressions, and body language to convey your message and build rapport.

 

20. Be aware of the tone of your voice: it should be calm and assertive, not aggressive or passive.

 

By keeping these tips in mind, you can improve your communication skills and become a more powerful communicator, which can help you build better relationships, achieve your goals, and lead a more fulfilling life.

I you want to learn how to become more confident in life then you can join my weekly mentorship calls and 40+ online workshops at AweBliss.com so you can master your life with more success.

 
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In this world of distractions due to information overload, it has become a big challenge to focus our minds

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