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Spend Smart to Grow Smart Ways to Improve Yourself


Introduction • Your life improvements aren’t going to grow on their own. • You always have to invest in yourself, and every person improves differently, and it’s more of an art than a science.


Important • Don’t jump into expansion without making sure you are prepared to cover your bases. • There’s no one answer for every success, but you can use this presentation to analyze what kind of spending is best for improving your own life.


Start with a Budget • Before you can decide on an effective expansion strategy, you have to be sure you can afford it. • Reevaluate your financial budget and see how much cash is available for investing in the next stage of your life. • Start by subtracting your expenses from your revenues to get a handle on what’s available.


Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck • Once you know how much you can afford to spend, it’s time to determine how to get the biggest bang for your buck. • An important part of the decision is cost and the other will be: what will give me the biggest return on my investment. • Ask yourself “how fast will my investment be returned to me in the form of new life and professional approach?


Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck • Perhaps you need a new degree, job or profession? • The expansion possibilities will vary in scope depending on what your goals are, but here are some choices you may consider: – – – –

Delegation. A new location. Technology. Personal Marketing.


Delegation • Delegation: If you have more work than you can handle, you should learn to delegate. • Offload tasks that could be delegated so you have time to improve and apply your skills and consequently improve your life. • Don’t waste your time doing things all alone; If you don’t have money to hire someone, share some activities with your family.


A New Location • If you live far away from schools, universities, job opportunities, try to find another location. • Some locations offer a whole range of new opportunities. • But don’t rush and settle for a place without analyzing all its advantages and downsides.


Technology • Learn some important aspects of technology and ways to improve your available time. • So hiring a technology consultant can help you to visualize your life opportunities and work out bottlenecks.


Personal Marketing • Talk to an advertising specialist and develop ways to improve your professional image. • Examine each growth possibility and see how each option could impact your life as a whole. • But don’t jump at the first idea without considering all the possibilities and outcomes.


Conclusion • It is always necessary to invest in ourselves trying to improve our life and professional skills. • Only through improvements we will be able to reach our goals and success.


Lico Reis Consultoria & LĂ­nguas Prof. Roberto Lico Reis www.licoreis.com licoreis@licoreis.com E-books: www.migre.me/oQ5 Linkedin: www.migre.me/1d9r Twitter: Licoreis


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