Feb 3, 2021
In this episode, Alisa and
Michael talk beer (and of course, wine), The Bachelor, and music.
Seriously though, Alisa and Michael also share ideas on learning,
growing, living in your strengths, and financial goal-setting as an
important component of creating your own financial plan.
Michael: Classical music all the way, but a bit
of Muse here and there pumps him
Alisa: Anything to
slow her down, like
on Apple Music or
Serious Talking Points:
- Alisa, thanks to their
and the help of her assistant,
gained awareness and a realistic view of her money, hopes, and
- Financial goal-setting means
aligning your dreams, your values, the most important things, with
your money over a reasonable amount of time.
- What do you want to do with
your money? What are you saving for? How much do you need to reach
- Long-term goals first. Start
big, aim high! The intermediate and short term goals will present
themselves as you continue to brainstorm.
- When pursuing your goals,
course corrections are inevitable. Not to worry, keep moving
- “If you aim for nothing,
you will hit it everytime!”
- Join the Strengths Revolution:
Imagine a society where your strengths are the focus, where they
are fostered and where you could grow and thrive using your natural
- One study compared a city in
China where people in the workplace focused on strengths to a city
in the US where the focus was on weaknesses. Result: people in
China were 30% more productive, they were happier and more
fulfilled than in the US city.
- Knowing your strengths can help
you grow in areas where you’re naturally gifted.
- Everyone has a different skill
set and set of strengths. Find out what your natural talents are so
can use them effectively in your career and life.
- Want to know your strengths for
free? Try the High 5 Strengths Test.
- Something to look forward to:
Alisa is creating a 3-month group experience for modern
professionals to live, grow, and learn their strengths starting
February 24. Sign up to get the latest info!
If you have questions for
Michael or Alisa (or both of us), please submit them for “Serious
Fam Q&A” at firstname.lastname@example.org
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