SELF WORTH

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Your Worth As A Human Being Is As Great As Any Other!

“Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They’re just braver five minutes longer!” – Ronald Reagan

At the beginning of the last football season the sporting press mad much of the transfer of the soccer player Gareth Bale from the London team Spurs (Tottenham Hotspur) to the Spanish team Real Madrid for a record fee in soccer of £86 million. http://bit.ly/1fsJihM What caught my eye was the amount he was to be paid for his skills to be used in the Real Madrid team, £300,000 a week!

This made me ask the question “How come this man was considered to be worth being paid more than 10 times more in a week than the average person earns in a year?” Average income in the UK in 2013 was around £26,000 a year and after benefits are added to the lowest 5% of incomes those who are receiving them have an income of around £13,000 per annum. http://bit.ly/7F2qT3

So Gareth is now being paid an amount that is equal to the income of 1,200 of the poorest people in the UK, some of whom will be working a 40 hour week. You may see this as jealousy on my part, or as a rage against the financial rewards system used in our capitalist and consumerist society, but it’s not! I look on in awe at Gareth’s soccer skills, but what does this transaction do to the rest of us?

Is someone’s skills really worth between 500 and 1,200 times what you or I receive. Yes of course there are others who earn at high levels, but by far the majority of us exchange the best and most productive hours of our waking week being paid at the levels I am suggesting here. My rage isn’t against the financial rewards system, but I do feel a massive sadness that as a result of considering this information people may come to the wrong conclusions about themselves and their lives.

Let me tell you here and now, that despite the fact that your skills and income may never reach the dizzy heights of Gareth Bale, your worth as a human being is as great as any other person alive! Until you are willing to accept this as a fact, the chances of your income increasing are negligible. You need to have self-esteem, you need to see yourself and the skills you have as worthwhile and necessary as everyone else.

I am currently looking to work with three people in my role as a Life Coach, to help build their self-esteem on the way to them achieving goals that maybe they have had for years but never realised. My studies into the subject on Personal Development over the years have inspired me to believe that anyone can fulfil their dreams and desires if they will commit themselves to a regime constant and never ending improvement.

Why not take me up on my offer of a 30 minute Discovery Session with me as your coach to see if coaching can help you turn your life around and whether I am the right coach for you. I describe myself as an Inspirational Coach, someone who holds the flag at the top of the hill for you, till you get there and are able to hold it for yourself.

Think of it, by Christmas this year you could have achieved your lifetime ambitions. I have a thirteen session program already mapped out which I can tailor to your needs. For more information please e-mail me at info@andrewpaulsmithonline.com and why not join my inspirational mailing list by receiving a free report “ATTITUDE – THE KEY TO YOUR SUCCESS” by visiting:  http://bit.ly/134jiXq

 

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