In his book “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Stephen Chbosky wrote “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
In business, we accept the payment – and the treatment – we think we deserve.
If there is one thing that is bound to lay bare the value we place on ourselves, it is money. When you’re in business, money and self-worth are tightly linked. If you place a low value on yourself, you’ll find that you’re trapped in an endless cycle that conspires to keep you at that level.
Take a look at the Self-Worth Circle and you’ll see what I mean.