The combination of your talents, experience and skills represents an asset. Like any asset, it should be managed and protected. You should keep yourself healthy, have sufficient insurance protection, plan for both the near term and the future, invest in yourself, and having contingency plans if a sudden turn occurs.

The Key Takeaways
o You–your talents, experience and skills–are your most valuable asset.
o Properly managing and protecting this asset can make you more valuable and prepare you for future changes and opportunities.

Caring f or Yourself as an Asset
Too often, we let ourselves slip to the bottom of the priority list. But when you start to think of yourself as your most valuable asset and begin to nourish and protect this asset, you will perform at your best and increase your value. For example: