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Sep26, 2022

The People Around You Influence Your Success

September 26, 2022|

The People Around You Influence Your Success Who's In Your Circle of Influence Whom you surround yourself with matters a great deal. People influence your beliefs, expectations, motivation, and attitude. If you’re the type of person who has big dreams, you’ll want to take a little time to assess who you spend your time with and whether they are helping you on your way - or holding you back. Though many things in life are outside of our control, who you spend your time with luckily isn’t one of them. You get to decide who ...

Sep19, 2022

Learn to Influence Others

September 19, 2022|

Learn to Influence Others The Power of Influence Have you ever noticed that some people seem to have an innate talent for persuading others to think or act a certain way? While it’s true that some are born with this natural instinct, it is a learned behavior for many of us. You can learn it too. Leveraging your own power to influence others will help you go farther in achieving your goals, and at an exponentially faster pace. Having influence means having more of your life within your control and more opportunities at your fingertips. ...

Sep12, 2022

10 Steps to Healthier Relationships for Life

September 12, 2022|

10 Steps to Healthier Relationships for Life Healthier Relationships We all know that relationships are an important – if not the most important – part of our lives. During Connections Month here at Ascentim, I want to share some strategies to help you build and maintain healthier relationships with others. It would be impossible to overstate the influence of the people around you on your overall happiness and success. It’s worth your while to nurture these connections.  To be clear, we’re not just talking about romantic relationships. These 10 tips will help you forge strong ...

Sep5, 2022

September: From Financial Capital to Human Capital

September 5, 2022|

September: From Financial Capital to Human Capital Happy Labor Day! At Ascentim, we’re coming off of August, when we put the focus on Finances. Labor Day – when we spend time with family and friends - seems like to perfect occasion to transition from talking about the money you work so hard to make to the company you keep - human capital.  Both people and culture That’s right: September is all about Connections! Connections - One of Our 3 Pillars Connections are another pillar of our coaching work. All month, we’ll talk about why connections ...

Aug29, 2022

Money Month 5 – The Power of Giving

August 29, 2022|

Discover the Power of Giving Household budgets are strained, which makes giving more challenging than ever. People are working with reduced resources, and many feel we don't have enough to enjoy our own lives. Therefore, the idea of giving may seem unreasonable. But maybe now - more than ever - is the best time to share because there is power in giving.  “Hold material goods and wealth on a flat palm and not in a clenched fist.” - Alistair Begg  Most of us are blessed with so much already. Our parents, teachers, relatives, friends, and others have given us ...

Aug22, 2022

Money Month 4 – What Lifestyle Creep is and How to Avoid It

August 22, 2022|

What Lifestyle Creep is and How to Avoid It What is Lifestyle Creep? On the surface, you look successful. You’ve been climbing up the career ladder with one higher-paying position after the next. You earn raises and receive bonuses. Yet, your savings are minimal, and your life goals lie far out of reach. You may be experiencing lifestyle creep. That’s when your expenses keep increasing along with your income. That could mean financing a flashy new car or moving into a bigger house each time you get more money. It could also involve less conspicuous ...

Aug15, 2022

Money Month 3 – Money Strategies That Will Make You Rich

August 15, 2022|

Money Strategies That Will Make You Rich Effective Money Strategies Are you reaching your financial goals? Do you even have financial goals? Regardless of your current financial situation, there are several money strategies to use that can make you rich. There are no guarantees in life, but you can greatly increase the odds in your favor. Intelligent decisions, great ideas, and consistent behavior are all you need.  “All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas — not money.” — Robert Collier Money Strategies That Create Wealth Have multiple streams of income. One of ...

Aug8, 2022

Money Month 2 – Money Habits That Can Keep You Poor

August 8, 2022|

Money Habits That Can Keep You Poor Are Your Money Habits Harmful? I believe that our money habits can take us from ordinary to extraordinary. My passion for this topic led me to write the eBook – 9 Success Habits: Ordinary Habits that Create Extraordinary Results.   Most people believe that some individuals are just born lucky. Or they have a predisposition to succeed. But, no, that is not true. None of us are born with a rare success gene. What is true? Our success results from what we repeatedly do or do not do.  And keep ...

Aug1, 2022

Money Month 1 – Why You May Want to Be Wealthy

August 1, 2022|

Why You May Want to Be Wealthy Reasons You May Want to Be Wealthy  Few topics elicit such a wide range of opinions as wealth. It seems we either pursue wealth with reckless abandon or downplay the importance of having money altogether. While money isn’t the only thing that matters, there are few substitutes for those areas of life where money excels. Being wealthy certainly has its advantages. And believe it or not, it has disadvantages too.  In large part, your ability to build and maintain wealth is a function of your mindset and habits. ...

Jul25, 2022

Money Beliefs That Are Not True

July 25, 2022|

Money Beliefs That Are Not True Money Beliefs Over the past two weeks, our blog posts have focused on creating an abundance mindset and eliminating a scarcity mentality. You can think of that content as the foundation for what comes next – #MoneyMonth! I will explain more about that shortly. But for now, I want to address your money beliefs.  Common Money Beliefs That Are Not True  It’s not the things you don’t know but rather the incorrect things you believe that cause real challenges in life. A few errors in your thinking can be a ...

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