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|11 REAL Ways To Invest In Yourself by nairaab: 4:29pm On Nov 10, 2021|
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What do people mean when they say you have to invest in yourself to be successful?
Every self-help resource out there mentions that an investment in yourself pays the best dividends; But how many people understand how to do that?
We continue our mission of breaking down and giving away highly expensive information for free.
Believe it or not. People pay thousands of dollars for gurus to tell them how to get be “the best version of themselves.” We went through all of the advice these people give took out the bullshit and made our own list.
Here are the REAL best ways to invest in yourself.
If you want to really change your life for the better. Honestly, the most accessible thing to do for long term growth and investment in yourself is to learn how to read for growth.
People don’t read books because their teachers forced them to read boring books, and they got turned off on it. Schools actually made you hate the most valuable self-investment tool out there.
The best strategy to pick up a reading habit is, if you don’t like physical books, you can join our reading club where we listen to audiobooks. You can pick any audiobook to listen to for free. Talk to people to a lot of people from different backgrounds and ideologies.
The more you expose yourself to different types of thinking, the more you get to understand the world around you. More often than not, people live in what we call ideological bubbles. You have out with people who are very similar to you. They live near you, they consume the same content as you. They think the same way you do, they vote the same way as you, basically creating an echo-chamber where your ideas get redirected back at you.
The problem is that growth happens only when you expose yourself to new concepts. Growth happens when you either assimilate new found knowledge or the old one gets replaced by better ones.
2. HAVE A MENTOR
In your quest to talk to interesting people, some will become guiding lights for your future.
Pick one of them to become your mentor. If you’re looking to invest in yourself, finding a mentor that’s open to guiding you through life is one of the best investments you can make. Your friends and network are your own personal and professional safety net.
Now, once we’ve said before the higher the quality of your connection, the wealthier you are in life.
Outside of professional and financial reasons to network what kind of life is it where you go through it all without sharing it with people? You care about other people’s happiness, becomes your happiness and the person who doesn’t have friends lacks a big piece of the puzzle we call life.
3. INVEST IN QUALITY FRIENDSHIPS
Sometimes this will mean time; call them right after this article. Sometimes it will mean investing money or other resources.
Keeping friendships alive requires work and both parties are worse off because of it. This point expands on the 2 previous ones.
In our experience, the farther you go, the more your understanding of the world changes in the best possible way.
10 hours away by plane and the entire way people look at life changes. Karma comes into play, or maybe a different type of education, customs and traditions. You realize that there’s an entire world out there that’s been going on forever without knowing or caring that you exist, and that moment of realization is quite a big milestone in one’s journey.
So embrace travel; make it a priority to see hard to reach places, even with the covid situation that we have upon us.
Don’t be a tourist, be a traveler.
Embrace the culture and allow it to shape your identity and you’ll be richer because of it.
5. ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS
The best investment one can make in himself is to acquire new skills in his life.
Skills are like upgrades to the quality of potential outcome of your life.
They’re like valuable tools which you can put to work, which is why we always recommend learning the fundamentals instead of the latest flashy technique. This has been the cornerstone of our entire eLearning efforts.
Every course ANTHONYEX will design covers a fundamental skill to living a better life. Check our courses’ section
In our opinion, the best courses one can take leave you with something you can use for the rest of your life. Once you install one of these skills in your system, you know you’ll always have that tool at your disposal.
If you think spending $15 on a book or $250 on a course is too much money, you’re not there yet in your journey to understand the ROI of You. A single idea from the course or book can make you tens, hundreds of thousands of dollars.
That’s why we’ve never been afraid to spend on things that we know will add recurring value to our lives.
6. IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH
People neglect health when they are young, because they don’t understand the following. Health can work both ways. Most people take away from the future and use that health in the present.
The more you develop, the more you understand the ROI of good health, of good sleep, of the difference between running at 95% brain capacity versus on the fumes that red bull gave you at 3 AM.
Invest time and money in learning about nutrition and the body and then invest effort and money into making sure you’re reaping all the benefits of that knowledge.
This is a piece on the most valuable ways to invest in yourself hands down.
7. LEARN TO SELL
One of the best ways to grow is by trying to sell something.
Selling is one of those fundamental skills which we’d love to cover in a future ANTHONYEX course so we can really go into detail on this.
As with everything, the more you do it, the better you become at it. When you set your goal to sell something, you have to figure out what to sell, who to sell to, how to communicate with the potential buyer and figure out how to deliver and close the deal.
All of these steps can be translated to other parts of your life, which is why practicing selling is one of the best investments you can make in yourself.
8. BE ORGANIZED
The idea of having things organized is something most youths are struggling with. The bad thing is some people never shake it off their entire lives, living in a constant environment dominated by chaos.
Happiness, success and the feeling of calm come as a result of you putting order in the chaos of the world.
Begin by optimizing your immediate environment and expand outwards. Teaching is an incredible tool that we’ve leveraged ourselves. Why? It forces you to rationalize things in a way that is easy to comprehend and follow along.
It’s one of the things we hated most in schools, instead of learning formulas and word-by-word paragraphs, learning should be about understanding.
When you’re teaching someone anything, it coerces you to make sure you have a good enough handle on the topic at hand, so that you can pass on the knowledge. In the process. You’re getting a lot of value yourself for the information you’re teaching gets cemented in the wisdom palace. That is your brain.
9. GET A SIDE-HUSTLE
This is the only pure financial point in this list.
Although everything we mention is indirectly correlated to money and leads to you making more money on the long, run.
Here’s the truth, You can make some money with a really high paying job or by working hard in your business.
But wealth comes from outside of work. The realization that you’re probably not earning much outside of your immediate efforts should hit you like a bag of bricks.
You’re here, because you want to know how to invest in yourself. Well, invest your money so that you don’t have to work for money. The oldest advice in the book.
The moment you’re able to generate a second income stream, that’s independent of you, your life changes.
It might not be a lot, but if you do it right, it’s there to stay. The most important thing is that it’s not dependent on you to bring in more income. Otherwise you just got yourself another job.
10. CLEAN UP YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES
We all judge people by their appearances and your social media profiles are the new emperor’s clothes. You’re probably lying to yourself if you think it doesn’t affect you. Clean up your Facebook, clean up your LinkedIn.
Do some press and opportunities will start coming your way.
Now start taking better care of yourself, learn about fitness, about grooming, about personal hygiene and the snowball will keep rolling down the hill in your favor.
11. LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE
Learning a new language has immediate marketplace added value. You will get better jobs or better deals because of it, but that’s not all. When you’re learning a new language, your brain is expanding.
You’re learning culture, you’re learning new structures which all have recurring results over time. It doesn’t hurt that your inner circle increases in value because of your new found passion.
Going to a restaurant in Italy and ordering in Italian makes all our Italian friends throw their hands up and cheer. It gives you the feeling of being embraced by culture and there’s so much value in learning that you can do something like this.
Stop living for other people and start thinking about what you want out of life.
Investing in yourself means taking all of these things we’ve mentioned seriously and purposing them, because you understand and can see that they have a direct beneficial impact on your existence.
Everyone loves to talk about the return on investment or even return on time, but we want to raise the following question. Nobody can make you rich. Nobody can make you fit. Nobody can make you smart.
That’s not them. It’s you. It’s the passion, hunger and desire that you’re channeling for change.
You are the one generating a positive return on your life. The more valuable you are as an individual, the smarter, healthier and more creative You are; the higher your ROI is because when all things come together, you are the one creating the value.
|Re: 11 REAL Ways To Invest In Yourself by Binsky: 4:31pm On Nov 10, 2021|
Don't forget number 1
|Re: 11 REAL Ways To Invest In Yourself by aderemielijah(m): 4:36pm On Nov 10, 2021|
The best investment you could ever have is YOURSELF.
|Re: 11 REAL Ways To Invest In Yourself by nairaab: 7:52pm On Nov 26, 2021|
|Re: 11 REAL Ways To Invest In Yourself by KingVic1: 4:19pm On Nov 27, 2021|
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