The Best Investment Is In Yourself

The Best Investment Is In Yourself

In the age of uncertainty, you must make it a priority to invest in your own development. That’s the only real security that exists when disruptive change can eliminate jobs or derail businesses unexpectedly. When assessing where you can invest time, energy, and the rest of your resources, spend it on the one thing that no one can take from you — yourself. 

In this episode, Monica shares why it’s important to invest in yourself, why some women are not investing in themselves, and advice on creating the budget and habit for learning. 

Highlights:

[00:39] Why invest in yourself
[01:53] What the research shows
[04:46] Why women are not investing in themselves
[07:04] Create a budget for education
[14:56] Make learning a habit

Quotes:

“Investing in yourself in terms of becoming a lifelong learner is now one of the most critical things that you can do in this current age of uncertainty.” – Monica Marquez 

“The best leaders are constantly learning.”  – Monica Marquez

“Invest in yourself with time and energy, not just dollars.” - Monica Marquez

“Learning in this day and age is a superpower and enables you to grow and learn and put yourself in uncomfortable situations.” – Monica Marquez

About Nikki Barua:

Nikki Barua is a digital innovator, serial entrepreneur, author & speaker. Learn more at nikkibarua.com.

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About Monica Marquez:

Monica Marquez is a senior corporate leader, ex-Googler, and diversity expert. Learn more at themonicamarquez.com.

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