I believe that every human being has intrinsic value. I also believe we can improve our market value because consumers don’t just buy goods or services based on price, they buy based on perceived value. You can actually change your value for the better. Read on.
I was inspired to write this post after watching a YouTube video by the late Jim Rohn who was an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and author. Click link below to watch it.
Jim said, ‘’If YOU change, everything will change around you’’.You don’t have to change what’s on the outside, all you have to do is change what’s on the inside.
I was blown over by this statement because I have been on this journey for the past 10 years without even realising that it was my insides I was changing. I just didn’t realise that it was indirectly increasing my value not just in the market place but in every aspect of my life.
Jim Rohn says. ‘You don’t get paid for time. You get paid for the value you bring to the market place”. I agree and it takes time to build value.
Is it possible to be more valuable and make twice as much in the same time? Of course and that is why a client will pay you triple the fees you were commanding 5 years ago because they can see your value. That has been my experience.
HOW TO TRIPLE INCOME AND IMPROVE VALUE
1.WORK ON YOURSELF
Jim Rohn was told by his mentor that to become valuable you have ‘’To Work harder on yourself than your job’’. If you work hard on your job you will make a living. If you work hard on yourself you can make a fortune.
2. INVEST IN PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
What does look like? For me that means investing in training, attending personal development conferences, workshops and masterclasses and building on my networks.
3. NETWORK NETWORK
I was once told that the more people you meet, the luckier you become. It makes sense right? That’s why networking is valuable.
4. READ BOOKS
Another way to become more valuable is by investing in books. But dont just invest in books, read at least two books a month.
HOW HAVE I INCREASED MY VALUE
· I have invested in coaching training some years ago with Deji Sobanjo which helped to spin off my High Impact Business Workshops and speaking engagements.
· I attended a Social Management Training at Lagos Business School which helped the value of the initiative I am part of called ‘’Raising Confident Girls’’. We were able to raise funds to support an under privileged community and plan on doing more.
· I attended at least two No Nonsense Masterclass workshops with Udo Okonjo which helped me focus on my life and business goals. Ive been able to tick off some audacious goals this year as a result of the principles shared.
· I joined Full Circle Wellness Solutions where I knock heads with other female entrepreneurs to gain ideas to grow my business and we refer each other for business opportunities.
· I am attending a Live Masterclass with Deji Sobanjo this weekend to gain more knowledge and network with fellow consultants.
You can also increase your value by teaching others your expert knowledge.
I have taught over 20 Business workshops to several SME’s and corporates across the country in the last two years. I have written over 90 business growth and personal development blogs and contributed to newspapers publications.
All of the above increased my business value.
How can you increase your value and triple your income – More ways
WORK ON YOUR VALUES
These are the things you believe in. You attract what you believe in.
WORK ON YOUR PRINCIPLES
Your principles are rules and laws that are permanent, unchanging, universal and guide your behaviour.
WORK ON YOUR ATTITUDE
This can either be positive or negative. You can either accept responsibility for your life or blame everyone else.
WORK ON YOUR ETIQUETTE
The way you come across can either open doors or close them. Are you polite? Do you say please or thank you? Small gestures create a lasting impression.
WORK ON YOUR LANGUAGE
How you describe yourself and what you do can either increase or decrease perceived value. Make sure you are describing positive aspects of who you are.
· I am a game changer
· I am an influencer
· I am people’s person
· I am a global event planner
WORK ON YOUR COMMUNICATION
This relates to how you communicate your brand to your market place. Are you communicating value? What problems are you solving? Is this communicated in your marketing literature?
WORK ON YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Are you able to manage your emotions? Do you have empathy? Are you able to understand others? If you do this, you will increase your value.
WORK ON YOUR SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE
Do you have the ability to get on with others? Do you have the ability to focus on similarities rather than differences? When you go out of your way to get on with others its builds your value. You will be sought after because others know that you genuinely care.
WORK ON YOUR CONFIDENCE
I believe that improving your confidence is the game changer for building your value. When you believe in yourself, you give permission for others to believe in you too.
When you work on all of the above, your income and value will increase in the market place and beyond.
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