Congratulations on your position as CEO of “YOU” Inc. As Rabbi Daniel Lapin explains in his book, “Thou Shall Prosper”, each of us is the CEO of our own business whether we are a student, a job seeker, an employee or an entrepreneur. When we see ourselves as the CEO of our own business, it changes the way we value what we do and how we communicate our value to others.
Seeing Yourself as the CEO
Years ago I was looking through resumes for someone to work in my newly created Accounts Receivable department. I saw a resume of a woman who was the CEO of Jones Inc. or something to that effect. She went on to explain how she managed the budget, supervised multiple employees, etc. Although she was a Mom with virtually no office experience, she didn’t just say “I’m a Mom”. She knew her value and expressed that on her resume. She got the job!
*If you are a wife and mother then your husband and children are your clients.
*If you are employee, your employer and internal customers are your clients.
*If you are a job seeker then you are seeking potential clients (employers).
What service do you provide for your clients and what similar service could you provide for other clients? When you begin to see your time, talents and connections as valuable assets, you will be better able to utilize those resources to benefit your “clients”.
Below are my Career posts and you can also find additional resources on my Career Resources page.
Colossians 3:23-24 – 23 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.24 Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ. (NLT)
Let’s Pray: Lord, help me do my best and always work as if I’m working for You. Help me see my true value and how I can be of value and service to others. In the Name of Jesus I pray. Amen!
QUESTION: How do you state your value when asked what you do? Use the comment form to share your thoughts.
Have a Victorious Day! Marianne