Your security isn’t found in the company you work for, but in what you know and can do.
Try to get a job that will allow you to work in your most productive way. Some people do best in groups, some alone, some with an audience, some with interruptions, some with noise or in confusion, some at another’s pace, some in the morning or in the evening and some where they aren’t being compared directly to other employees. Figure out how you work best, and find a job where those conditions exist.
Often the ability to do something well is not as important as where you do what you can do.
A janitor who works in a train station is less likely to get a shot at job with potential than if he works for a growth company like Apple, Google, or Microsoft.
The more resources we have at our disposal, the more we can accomplish with our capabilities. The more capable we are, the easier it is to accumulate wealth in all forms.
Our wealth is far more than our monetary assets such as money and possessions. It also includes our knowledge, capabilities, explanations, relationships, ethics, advantages and experiences.
What we fear doing or learning most is often a good indicator of what would be the most beneficial for us. When in the presence of a girl we feel is beyond our reach, we often get tongue tied.
Our fear of the unknown is holding us back. When we shy away from the things we fear, our growth stops in that direction. When we go toward the unknown, as if it is a source of knowledge, growth, adventure and joy, we become more capable and self-assured.
The Difference between saving $2000 a year starting at age 20 versus age 50 is almost half a million dollars by the time they turn 70. Learn how investing early can make you wealthy with little additional effort.
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Spending money on today’s purchases will make you feel good at the moment, but if you invest those same dollars and let them compound, they could make you feel good for the rest of your life.
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