The Financial Well-being Guru, Manisha Thakor

Discover how Manisha Thakor transformed from a workaholic focused only on money to an advocate for balance and emotional health. Her financial upbringing and passion for helping women made her the financial well-being guru she is today. In this episode, you’ll hear Manisha’s story about her unhealthy mindset towards her career, the major wake-up call that changed everything, and the actions she took to shift her perspective to one of balanced success. Listen to Manisha’s story, then decide which action will most benefit you and make her a part of your success journey.

Action Principles 

Pick one to do this week:

  1. Financial literacy provides choices. When you’re educated about your personal finances, you’re more likely to be successful. ACTION: Take a course or read a book on personal finance.
  2. Read more books. By educating yourself on various topics, you’ll be ready for opportunities and make better choices. ACTION: Set a goal to read one educational book per month.
  3. Live a fuller life. Finding a healthy rhythm and enjoying life now will lead to a balanced, long-term success. Ask yourself, “What can I do to start making what I’m doing worth it now?” ACTION: Schedule time in your calendar to do something you enjoy this week.
  4. Know your values and source of joy. Defining your values will guide you to make the right decisions in life. Knowing what gives you joy will provide the energy to keep going forward. ACTION: Sit down and identify your top three values and top three joys. Use them as a guide for all future decisions.

Guest Resources

You can continue to learn from Manisha Thakor at or by preordering her book, MoneyZen: The Secret to Finding Your Enough. You can also follow her on LinkedIn.

Additional Resources:

The Savvy Ladies Organization

Profit First by Michael Michalowicz

How to Make Your Kid a Money Genius by Beth Kobliner

Suggested LinkedIn Learning Courses

Balancing Work and Life

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