Betty wouldn’t dream of letting Grandpa Alister spend 16 hours on a plain stuffed in coach class on his way to Australia for the first time. The joy Betty feels knowing that Alister will receive A1 attention in seat 1A MORE than makes-up for her skipping a two-week vacation later on this year.
Jesse just couldn’t say no to Martha when she asked him to stay late to finish up a critical report. Sure, he’s already worked 60 hours that week. As a salaried employee, his extra time doesn’t mean an extra dime! Jesse prays the extra effort will secure a promotion he’s jockeyed over of for years. What Jesse doesn’t know is how his partner is about to leave him because he’s a work-aholic. Tonight is the straw that’ll break the only long-term relationship he’s ever had.
Carla just ended a call you hope you never get. The hospital test results came back. Unless a donor appears soon, she’s got – at best guess – less then six months before she’ll be tied to a dialysis machine on a weekly basis. She ponders, ‘do I spend my inheritance on living life to the fullest with the time I have left, or spend it on in-home nursing services?’
So, what does the term worth mean to you? If someone from another culture who speaks a completely different language (who’s trying to learn English) asks you, “What does this word worth – mean?” what would you say? Would it include:
Joy? Money? Health? Love? Power? Property? Reputation? Respect? Time? Wisdom?
HELLO!!! Yes – YOU! I sincerely want to know your definition of worth!!
Well, all things considered (the economy, your dreams, goals, etc.) its high time our realities get a healthy does of perspective. Over time, we’ll dive deep into this (and other) question(s). Why bother you wonder? You tell me? What type of life do you wish to lead?
Do you enjoy the idea of being a member of the “40-40 Club?” Huh? What? What’s that club? Simple! Work 40 hours – or more – for 40 years – or more – and PRAY you have enough to FINALLY enjoy the rest of your life.
How about living each day to it’s fullest, knowing you are indeed paid what you’re worth every minute of every day. Is that possible?
Based on my experience as the author of Pay Me What I’m Worth – I say YES! Yes it’s possible to be paid what you’re worth – right now. In fact you are paid what you’re worth – right now! (You find out how my completing the 33 exercises in Pay Me What I’m Worth.)
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