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Know Your Worth And Live The Brand  

February 20 2017 l ndbs  
  
 

You must learn to walk away not because you want others to realize your worth, but because you finally realize your own worth”. - Hunadi Yoliswa Makobela


If you do not know your worth in life you will work for what others determine for you than what you deserve.  If your qualification has a benchmark of how much you should earn that is what you will be paid for but if you understand how much you are worth you will go extra mile by registering for other qualification to increase your value to what you think you are worth or start a business to take you where you belong.   You can know  your worth and live the Brand that you are when you do the following: 

1 Know your value

Most people budget according to their real income, but to determine your value you need to budget according to your real needs,  current needs and future goals, and if your real needs exceeds your current income then you are undervalued and are on a deficit.  Not knowing your value will make you compromise what you eat, what you want to wear and what you want to drive but if you know your value it will drive you to want to have,  what you want to wear, to eat and to drive.  Knowing your value will drive you to want to do more in order to become what you are worth.  If you do not put value on yourself the world will sell you to the lowest bidder.

2 Speak your Value

For you to speak your value there must be guiding written principles that you are able to refer to, and the more you confess them the more real they become.  Those principles must be written down.  Values come with certain behaviours that must be adhered to.  If you say one of your values is honesty, you need to unpack the kind of behavior associated with honesty and check if you are in line with such behavior, and if not there will be a need to readjust your sails in order to align with that value. 

Once you have listed your values then you can revise them time and again in order to stay on course.  Find scriptures, inspirational quotes, books that address the values that you embrace in order to rub them into your system and live them. Your value will drive you towards your vision and your goal

3 Walk and dress your worth

Knowing your worth will make you walk according to how you value yourself and you will dress the way you want to be addressed by dressing for occasions.  The more you speak, walk and dress your worth you will attract those who are looking for your kind in friendship, marriage, business.  Knowing your worth and embracing values that are aligned to your worth attracts opportunities that you wouldn’t otherwise be exposed to. 

4 Earn Your Worth

Once you know your value you will not settle for someone’s petty cash as your salary.  Knowing your worth will drive you to want to do more in life, do things differently or change the direction in order to earn what you are worth.   Once you know your value you become unsettled by current circumstances that do not match your worth

5 Live the Brand

A Brand has a business plan that outlines its vision, mission, values, objectives, market analysis, operation plan, production plan, SWOT Analysis, financial projections.  And for you to become that Brand that you aspire to be you must have a plan outlining how to become that and live it. And that will help you not to compromise your values as any compromise will lower the bar and devalue your worth.

Do not settle for less than the best

It all start with doing self- introspection and knowing who you are, what you stand for, and where you are heading to.  When you know your worth you easily identify the barriers and keep removing them in order to get where you belong.  

Psalms 37:4 states: “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”  After having done that you can always remember that God is the one who will make your plans successful.  

Derrick is a Certified Business Advisor   (IBASA Member)

 
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