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Economically Valuable Skills

“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing—it was here first.”Mark Twain, great American novelist

Key Ideas:

  • Economically Valuable Skills are directly related to the Five Parts of Every Business.
  • Not every skill or area or knowledge is economically valuable.
  • To increase your value, focus on improving skills that are economically valuable.

Questions for Consideration:

  • What skills, talents, or knowledge do you possess that are related to the five core business processes? How are you using them now?
  • How can you use your skills to benefit others?
  • What could skills could you develop to make yourself more valuable as a business professional?

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