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Grow Your Value: Living and Working to Your Full Potential by Mika Brzezinski

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CHAPTER TWO

DEFINING YOUR PROFESSIONAL VALUE AND SPEAKING UP FOR YOURSELF

When I’m dressing for work, I check my reflection to make sure that everything is where it’s supposed to be. Often I see two Mikas. No, my closet doesn’t have twin mirrors, and I haven’t forgotten my glasses. (I actually have terrible vision and desperately need to get to my eye doctor—maybe after this book!) The reason I see double is because there are two versions of me that walk out into the world every day—and I have spent my entire adult life learning about the value of each of them while wishing they were one and the same.

I’m a slow learner. It took me years before I fathomed that my professional self and personal self were genuinely different from each other. It ...

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