Have you ever asked yourself whether you’re really doing what you want to be doing with your life during your working hours?
After all, we spend a pretty good chunk of our lives earning a living, but apparently, many of us don’t do a very good job of it. Many Americans are working longer in their lives but, according to a report by the Stanford Center on Longevity, they still don’t have the money they need for retirement. Sadly, the report states that “to address retirement savings shortfalls, American workers will need to adopt some combination of working longer, saving more, spending less, and making every dollar count by adopting efficient investment and retirement income strategies.”
Whether you own a business or are at the bottom rung of the corporate ladder or somewhere in between, hopefully you’re enjoying how you’re spending your working hours and putting yourself in position to control your financial future without dealing with unnecessary distractions. And if you aren’t, maybe you need to be thinking about exploring your “career 2.0.” That is, maybe you should be thinking about working on your income, lifestyle, wealth and equity (ILWE) goals.
Whenever I coach clients, I ask them to think about their ILWE goals. Getting a handle on these goals can help you get from where you are now to somewhere better.
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