3 Steps To Stop Over-Investing

Has your spouse ever freaked out about how much money you make (or don't make), how you're not saving enough for retirement, or how you'd pay for a $50k tax surprise (this happens more than you think!)?

I thought so.  (It's happened to me too!)

Odds are, it's because you over-invest in your business.  You spend money (and often time) on things that won't move the needle on your short term or long term goals.  

Over-investing kills profits and cash flow, keeps you from paying yourself, and honestly wastes your time and money!  (When I worked at GE, we made sure any business investments were sound before cutting the check).

How does this happen?  The coaching and personal development industry promote that success and wealth can be yours when you invest in yourself.  

But I think they happen faster when you invest strategically.  

Most entrepreneurs miss the boat.  They over-invest rather than strategically invest.  

Over-investing shows up as:

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Want some aloha?

Growing up, part of my money story was to hold rich people - and where they went for vacations - in great disdain.  As a result, I actually didn't want to visit Hawaii for a long time!   I know I’m not the only one who grew up thinking Hawaii was expensive.  In the show Hawaii Life, they say “you don’t have to be rich to live in Hawaii, you just have to want to live in Hawaii”

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