Build Wealth and Boost Happiness With These 6 Steps
Money may not buy happiness, but setting and achieving financial, professional, and life goals can certainly have an impact on your positive mindset and general sense of contentment. While the journey each person takes is very personal, the process for building wealth, boosting happiness, and creating the life you’ve always wanted begins with these six simple steps.
Think About Money Positively
Money is not the root of all evils. Contrary to this popular phrasing, money is a tool that allows you more control over your situation and more opportunity to follow your passions. Think about the positive things you could accomplish in this world if you had more money, and use that vision to guide your way to wealth.
Be Active with Financial Goals
All too often, busy professionals set goals and then never revisit them. Let your goals motivate you and keep you on track by reviewing them each morning. Consider your progress, and decide what actions you can take today to get yourself a little bit closer.
Plan on Paper
Every time management training seminar will tell you the same thing: start each day with a plan. By writing down and prioritizing each task you must accomplish, your actions become more focused and productive. You’ll stop wasting time considering what you should do next, and you’ll be able to move through tasks intentionally.
Multi-tasking may be the most disruptive buzzword of the modern business landscape. Each time we switch our focus between projects or tasks, we lose time. Those lost minutes add up quickly. Instead, think single-mindedly. Focus on completing each task completely before moving on to the next task. You will quickly find that it enables you to accomplish so much more each day.
Invest In Yourself
Many professionals mistakenly believe that they are done learning because they have their degrees and are experts in their fields. The truth is that technologies continue to evolve and the world is filled with an unbelievable amount of knowledge you have yet to uncover. Listen to podcasts and audio training seminars when in the car. Sign up for workshops to hone new skills. Invest in yourself.
There are two essential questions you should ask yourself each day:
- What did I do right today?
- What would I do differently?
By analyzing your actions and thoughts, you begin to develop your awareness of your strengths and weaknesses. This is the only way to uncover what you still need to work on and what skills you should fully embrace.
You have the power to create the lifestyle you’ve always dreamt of. By embracing your ability to grow and adapt, you’ll find success is certainly within reach. Want help navigating the way? Let’s talk.
About the Author
Craig Korotko is a creative, results oriented C-Suite executive with extensive experience and achievement in creating technology solutions that deliver products and services to the financial industry. As a business coach, Craig Korotko combines his passion for leading small companies and growing them in competitive markets with his ability to lead large cross-functional teams.
In his over 30 years of corporate experience, Craig has worked with startups to Fortune 500 companies with a demonstrated track record of success. He wants to make sure you are not too busy working in your company instead of working on your company. Start the conversation with a simple, complimentary 30-minute advisory discussion. Contact Craig today