I get it, to be mindful of your professional worth is a topic most professionals put on the back burner. I do it, all. the. time! Why? Because it’s not at the top of my mind, there are so many other things in there that there’s NO time to think about it!

What is “worth” anyway?

Here’s a definition:

Definition

Definition of worth (Entry 1 of 4) 1a: monetary value farmhouse and lands of little worth b: the equivalent of a specified amount or figure a dollar’s worth of gas 2: the value of something measured by its qualities or by the esteem in which it is held literary heritage of great worth 3a: moral or personal value trying to teach human worth b: MERIT, EXCELLENCE a field in which we have proved our worth 4: WEALTH, RICHES

Ha! Oh, so has that been a problem for you also?

Let’s break it down.

Experience is a Great Teacher

Each day, all of our lives are jam-packed with numerous experiences. A lot of these experiences are everyday occurrences. While others are less common. Occasionally, some are so unique that they are literally life-changing.

However, whether the experience is mundane or out of this world, it offers us a teaching moment. Yes, that’s right  Most of us will, hopefully, come away from a unique experience with a fresh perspective. Yet, very few of us grasp the enlightenment that is inherent in the day-to-day activities that, by necessity, take up the majority of our time.

Buddhists call this awareness of the learning potential in the commonplace mindfulness. Successful business people understand this concept and utilize it to their advantage. Yes, here’s where it gets important to understand.

Mindfulness vs Value

When you begin to be mindful, you see that everything that you do has merit. You also realize that no matter what you are doing, you are capable of doing it better. Hummm…

To be mindful of your professional worth is to take action to find out what your actual worth is. Check out my new workbook so YOU can take action too!

In business, this means that you begin to pay closer attention to every task. You understand that each task fits into others and together they comprise the whole of your business enterprise.

If you take a shortcut or cut corners on the smallest of things it only serves to undermine the largest and seemingly most important jobs.  

Likewise, when you attempt to do the most basic of jobs to the very best of your ability, this mindful mindset carries over into other areas and brings a new level of excellence to your entire enterprise. So, use every experience, every day, as a moment to learn.

Behaviors

Be mindful of bad or lazy behaviors and work to change them into more positive and productive actions. You’re only hurting yourself in the long run.

Your entire business will benefit from this simple attention to detail. 

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