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Investing in Yourself

To be the best version of yourself, you need to invest in yourself. This can be done through a variety of ways, including learning something new, focusing on your future and fostering professional relationships. Not only could this investment bring a return of employment, but also a return in confidence and capabilities. If you dont first invest in yourself, you won’t be able to bring your best to others. The returns are clear but how do you invest in yourself?

Set Goals

Success comes from within. You need drive and determination to be successful in your own investment. Goa setting is one of the keys to success. Learn how to set business and personal goals to navigate your future. Goals need to be SMART goals. This means that the goals that you set need to be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. Using this framework will set you up for success, but also let you reflect on the goals.

Workshops and Seminars

Investing in yourself can also be to your intellect and knowledge base. Attending workshops and seminars are very important in self investment. Some of these workshops are free, while others require a purchased ticket. Workshops and seminars are a way to become more versatile in experience and knowledge. Taking the opportunity to learn more is a direct investment in yourself. Not only do these allow you to learn, they also give you an opportunity to network. 

Wellness and Health

Self investment comes in personal forms as well. This includes your own health and wellness. Not only will eating healthy better your overall health, it will increase your productivity through the day! While takeout will bring instant satisfaction, you make yourself feel lousy later in the day. Additionally exercise is one of the keys to a productive day. When you exercise you’re able to feel energized and ready for the day. Additionally you become more confident with exercise leading to better results in any task you try.


Investing in yourself as a software developer is so important. This is why Launchpad by Vog was developed. It takes junior software developers and gets them ready to enter the industry. Through on the job training and mentorship, you’re able to set yourself up for success. Want to know more? Check out Launchpad by Vog, a Canadian company letting you invest in yourself.