We’re doing a 2019 ‘year in review’ and accountability check on where they’re both at in their business and personal lives. We both highlight some changes in their mindsets and uncover some things they’ve learned about using their time more effectively and being more deliberate with their goals.
In this episode they discuss why your time is more valuable than you think, the importance of taking new opportunities, learning new skills at your job, and taking charge of your investments. Perhaps the most important thing they’ve learned in 2019? Enjoy the process of self-improvement and the importance of positive mental health at the root of all your successes.
- Marcus getting a new job and moving to a new city
- Starting a new job and having to learn new processes and procedures
- Dealing with Imposter Syndrome
- “Don’t be afraid to go after a new opportunity for 6- 8 months, it doesn’t have to be permanent”
- “Where you’re at today is the culmination of the past 10-15 years”
- Declaring and tracking your side hustle and income goals
- SEP IRA for business owners
- Making moves on your own, within your investment accounts
- Determining the hourly rate for your life
- Hiring help for the tasks that take up too much of your time
- Continuing Therapy and taking advantage of your companies “Employee Assistance Program”
Key Takeaway: You can’t change what you don’t track, so write down those goals and improvement areas of your life, and crush them in 2020!
Mentioned on this Episode
- I’d Rather Just Make More Money – PB112: We were just one week into the New Year 2019 but a mindset shift made us clear about our personal and financial goals. These aren’t your usual New Years Resolutions, they’re intentional goals. Rich and Marcus recaped 2018 and share some big things they’d work on throughout 2019: mission accomplished!
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