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Action For The Week
FOR those who might be preparing for a discussion on your salary with your boss.
Ask yourself how much you are worth – not comparing yourself to anyone.
Be very clear in whose hands your income rests, identify that person, ask them what value you could bring.
Decide on a specific sum of money you want, write it down and then… .
(Extract from The Naked Coach)
I had that discussion once. I ended up valuing myself more than the company did so I branched out on my own.
Meeting my boss in a couple of weeks. This has given me a thought. Maybe I am undervaluing myself. Thanks.
Bosses are not always receptive to meetings about money. They prefer to deal with ordering you about in my experience than being sympathetic towards how much you earn. Especially if it means edging towards their own often inflated figure.