“Surround yourself with people who know your worth. You don’t need too many people to be happy, just a few REAL ones who can appreciate you for who you are.” Author Unknown
One of the areas most needed in leadership is based on maintaining the kind of relationships that strengthen our confidence. These areas focus in on the value and worth of each person.
At the same time, one of the greatest responsibilities of leaders is to show this appreciation for those who need to grow in their confidence.
The challenge is often understanding our own value and worth, to assess our self-esteem. Confidence and esteem appear to be lacking in general.
Our humility is often cloaked in under-valuing our worth. Think about what it would do for our leadership to know the value and worth of our contribution to the organization or program.
We can all relate to the difficulties of a negative influence. Negativity can be discouraging at best and destructive at worst. We must find a way to avoid the negative influences and surround ourselves with positive ones that build worth.