The pathways to peak performance, personal excellence and even success are littered with those whose sole focus was to achieve something for themselves. Some make it, in the short-run with such a focus, but most fail miserably in the end
By locking your attention onto becoming a person of value you will find that you are always in demand, can always command the highest price and will be perfectly positioned to take advantage of extraordinary opportunities for success.
Are you constantly looking for and exploring ways to add value to your customers, clients and prospects? Or, are you obsessed with closing the sale in the rush for short-term success. What you strive to become, a person of success or a person of value, will truly determine what you and your company will be in the months and years ahead.
Zig Ziglar probably described what it means to become a person of value best when he said, “You have can have anything you want in life as long as you are able to help enough other people get what they want.” That is adding value.
There are many ways to add value, from sharing your knowledge, wisdom and insight to deploying your product or service. Finding ways to add value to those you are striving to serve should be high on your priority list every single day.
As you become, first and foremost, a person of value your opportunity to become a person of success will be greatly enhanced.