Key Points from Book: What Next?

Leverage the internet:
Take e-courses to sharpen your skills:
Social networking, develop professional social networks within your fileds
Real world networking with real people in person and comnect with like minded people
Consider building apn online business based on a hobby or passion

High School:
Take an apritude test to know your passion
Join extracurricular activities according to your aptitude
Volunteer at organization you have emotional connection with
Become an intern for companies in an industry you’d like

Higher education:
Determine the value of higher education based on your career choice

Build a brand:
Start a blog and regularly posted content based on your interest
Develop a professional portfolio
Work for free to add experience in your portfolio

Joining the workforce:
Know your roles within your companies and maintain a level head
Assess your value to ensure you are compensated appropriately
Cooperate with your peer and boss to illustrate your value and secure your position
Be valuable at all times
Be a leader. Lead yourself and others
Bring people together for greater effieciency and cohesiveness

Exit the workforce:
Learn business
Save for retirement
Plan your own business and evaluate the risk
Build your business

Financial literacy:
Develop a saving/spending plan
Track and monitor your expenses
Maintain a positive credit history


About Journeyman

A global macro analyst with over four years experience in the financial market, the author began his career as an equity analyst before transitioning to macro research focusing on Emerging Markets at a well-known independent research firm. He read voraciously, spending most of his free time following The Economist magazine and reading topics on finance and self-improvement. When off duty, he works part-time for Getty Images, taking pictures from all over the globe. To date, he has over 1200 pictures over 35 countries being sold through the company.
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