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Kingmaker: Be the One Your Company Wants to Keep... On Your Terms by Joanne Cini

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Chapter 11. Value Yourself If You Intend to Be Valuable

Value is the assigned measure of worth that you appropriate to a subject, be it an idea, product, person, animal, or any other item you encounter. Value is largely intangible and in the eye and mind of the beholder. Something that is valuable to one might mean nothing to another. What is valuable to a company is one thing; what is valuable to you as a whole being might be something completely different. Values are flexible as priorities change over time, as you mature and learn from experience, and in response to people and events over which you have no control. In a solid economy where the workplace feels safe, you are more likely to take risks and be more willing to apply yourself with ...

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