What’s Your Relationship with Money?

By October 12, 2015 August 29th, 2018 Blog 3, Productivity

We all have an attitude towards, and a relationship with, money. How would you define yours? Does money serve you or do you work for it?

Are you always struggling to make the next deal? As commissioned sales practitioners, the feast or famine scenario plays out all too frequently. As a coach, it’s not uncommon for me to hear a client lament, ironically, that because their earnings were so great last year, they have income tax due and there’s NO MONEY LEFT! Or worse, they ignore their responsibility of filing taxes altogether!

Ultimately, the piper must be paid, causing the agent undue stress and anxiety; needing the deal usually yields contrary results. Let us address the future: are you set up for retirement, for long term care? Do you have the appropriate insurance in place? Quipped Oscar Wilde, “When I was young I thought money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know that it is.”

Money is the talk at this year’s 2016 Business Planning Workshop, not only making, but equally important, managing and protecting it. What will YOU do in 2016 to better your money management?