September 2021 – Part 2
Feature Story: Personal Blueprint for Success
In her book, The Financially Empowered Woman, Tracy Theemes talks about how “scaffolding,” a developmental psychology term, helps to create an effective personal blueprint for finding solutions. Essentially what this means is that because you have succeeded before, you can succeed again. Our goal this season is to help you to continue to add to that personal blueprint with workshops that allow you to build the “structures” you need to plan for your own future and where you can be among others embarking on a similar journey of learning and growth.
Speaker Spotlight: Irene Nizzero
“Goal setting is really about adopting different habits and putting all of the elements in place that will make those new habits work and stick.”
When it came to kicking off the first Wise Money Talks session of the season, Irene’s passion for coaching and teaching was a perfect fit for setting the stage with a webinar on goal setting.
Latest Blog: The Avocado Toast Currency Crisis by Philip Wong
The millennial generation is sensitive. They are demanding and want feedback. They crave workplace flexibility, paid sabbaticals, autonomy, and inclusivity. Personal growth and branding are paramount to their identities. They stay up late to keep “woke” — to be aware of all things, at all times. But is it true that their financial health has become tied to the price of avocado toast? Philip Wong (portfolio analyst with Sophia Financial Group and a millennial) shares his thoughts on what he calls “The Avocado Toast Currency Crisis” in our latest blog.
Of Interest: How to Start New Habits That Actually Stick
James Clear believes that “we do not rise to the level of our goals but fall to the level of our systems.” He suggests that our lives are essentially the sum of our habits and offers a simple and helpful framework that makes it easier to stick to new habits so that we can improve our health, our work, and our lives in general.