Steve Pavlina on Investing

Steve Pavlina wrote a very insightful post about resourcefulness today. This passage particularly struck me:

In today’s uncertain economy, people are trying to figure out where to hold their resources/wealth. Should you invest in oil, gold, foreign currency, etc.

Honestly, the best place to invest is yourself. Turn your external assets into internal knowledge and skills. If you want to invest in some external entity, consider investing in one that helps people invest in themselves. When external resources get scarce, it’s time to pump more energy into the internal side, such as by investing in education and training for yourself and others. That will produce far more benefit than owning shiny metal.

Now is the perfect time invest in your knowledge and skills. Start today by picking up a great book. (Or 77 great books.)


Like this? Subscribe to Josh Kaufman's email newsletter. You'll receive updates on Josh's latest research and thinking, book excerpts, and free resources that will help you make more money, get more done, and have more fun. Sign up now!

I'll never spam you. Feel free to unsubscribe at any time.

Did you know both of my books are available as audiobooks? Think of them as very inexpensive course versions of the book. They're perennial bestsellers on Audible.com, and The Personal MBA was recently honored at the Audie Awards, the "Grammys" of the audiobook industry.

Even better: you can get one of my audiobooks for free if you don't yet subscribe to Audible. Click here for details.


Personal MBA book

THE PERSONAL MBA
Master the Art of Business

The #1 International Bestseller, Revised & Expanded. A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then go out into the world and make your own. More...



First 20 Hours book

THE FIRST 20 HOURS
How to Learn Anything... Fast!

A practitioner's guide to rapid skill acquisition. Accelerate your learning by deconstructing complex skills, practicing the most important elements first, and removing barriers to deliberate practice. What do you want to learn? More...