You see, while success is great, to become a valuable person is even better. Success will not just happen. Values are a significant aspect of success. Success increases when you provide greater value to others. Therefore, you should focus on increasing your value rate rather than trying to increase your success rate.
Everything you hope to accomplish depends totally on the value you provide. People will value you according to the value you provide for them. When someone doesn’t respect you, don’t become furious. Based on the worth you possess, the majority of people would respond to you.
Here I am sharing 3 ways to Increase your Value – This will change how you see things:
1. Value your Time
If you don’t value your own time, why should anyone else? Why would your time be considered valuable if you allow others to consume it whenever and however they please? And why would you consider your own time valuable if you spend it largely on activities that have little to no value?
You need to improve how you spend your time in order to add more value to your life and be seen as someone of value (both to yourself and to others).
Because time is your most valuable asset, you cannot freely give it away to others. It prevents you from putting your own wants and needs first. It’s like making deposits in everyone else’s bank accounts but never in your own.
Here are a few ways you’re signaling to others that your time isn’t valuable:
You say “yes” to everything, not having your priorities aligned, You’re on-call 24/7, Not sticking to your time limits. Take note of what signals you are giving to others and make necessary changes so your time is valued.
2. Improve your Capabilities
Your Knowledge, your skills, your Progress has a lot to do with how others will see you. Improving your Skillset meaning continously learning, growing and expanding yourself out of your current zone.
You can improve your capabilities at any given time, if you are not sure what they are. Reflect your life and think what things you have accomplished, what you are good at and what needs work.
- First, Seek Your Skills
What are the things you know how to do? There may be some skills you don’t even know you have, like technical skills, administrative skills, or other small things you’ve picked up over the years.
- Second, Find Your Strengths
What are you good at? What are your talents? These are the areas you’ll want to work on the most, so you can be even better at them and stand out from the crowd.
Also determine where your strong points don’t lie. You then have two options: you can work on your weaknesses, or you can enhance other areas to support these weaknesses. Both options are respectable ones and will help you increase your value.
3. Keep your Promises
Do you like people who often don’t keep their promises? Do you respect them or like to deal with them?
People often think they are smart when they fool others or break others promises but it slowly becomes a pattern which becomes a part of your personality. And we don’t want to be around people who aren’t the one to stick to their promises.
While not everytime people break promises intentionally and we as emotional creature understand this. But done on regular basis can seriously harm your Image.
It’s a Professional commitment, DO IT. It’s a Personal Priority, DO IT. Try your very best to follow through with your commitments and when you do complete those, your Self Image becomes better. You fill yourself with Confidence and importantly you win others trust, respect and increase value.
Bonus Point: Always Think, Talk and Search about Solutions
“Where you attention goes Energy Focus” such a powerful quote by Tony Robbins. Have you encountered someone who always talk about his/ her problems all the time? This person always have something to complain for and you will always want to distant yourself from such people who radiate negativity. The same thing will happen with you as well, when you just talk about problems.
There are always 2 sides of coin, the thing is where do you want to focus. Do you want to be on the green side or Red side?
Whenever Talking about challenges always think in aspect of providing realistic solution. Think about solution, search about solution, talk about solutions and see how valuable you become among your colleges, Boss, clients even among your family members.
Its just a matter of your perspective and focus. When you start thinking of ways to make things possible, you will start getting amazing ideas and solution will start appearing. Also you will start attracting positive people around you. Next time before you speak something negative, just think how positivity can you add by your conversation.