10 Ways To Invest In An Emotional Bank Account

Ryan Fahey
Mar 17, 2018 · 5 min read

An emotional bank account (EBA) is an account based on trust rather than on money.

We all have an account with ourselves and with others, yet most of us go through life in these four ways.

  1. Not knowing they have an EBA with others
  2. Know it exists yet do not invest the currency of trust into it
  3. Know it exists and invests trust into the account weekly
  4. Know it exists and invests trust into the account daily

The truth is, many of us are part of the first three categories. Very few people actually make it to number four. Even fewer can stay there once they reach number four.

Today I want to encourage you to help you get to #4. I want you to be someone who can invest trust in yourself and with others on a daily basis. Although hard and extremely intentional, investing in the EBA is one of the wisest things that you can do, regardless of where you are in life.

Here are my top 10 strategies for how to invest in the EBA you have with others:

Say Hello

Seek First to Understand….Always

Express Empathy

Serve Others First

Own An Emotional Withdrawl

Be Relationally Proactive

Relationships Before Resources

Carve Out ‘You’ Time

Add Value

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