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5 Ways to add value at work

Do you want to be seen as an invaluable player in your work environment?

Most people want feel a sense of significance and accomplishment in their jobs.

In the video '5 ways to add value to your workplace' presented by Pretty Legendary we look at what it takes to become an indispensable member of the organisation.

"In order for you to be successful you really have to find the intersection of your talents and the companies needs."

So you want to thrive in your role? Here are some suggestions to help you add value where you are:

Identify your strengths

"Clarify your unique set of skills". All of us possess specific qualities and skills that can benefit the organisation.

This includes soft skills like problem-solving, motivating the team or implementing positive change in the workplace.

But, in order to add value you need to know what your strengths are and how you can apply them in your role.

Determine your companies priorities

Do you know your company's current objectives?

This is not the same as a mission statement that is often long term and wide-ranging. If you understand your companies immediate priorities you can use your strengths to achieve them.

In this way your value add will be instant and effective.

Take on a project

Once you have identified the company's goals create a project or initiative that addresses those needs.

A business project can take many forms.

It could entail pulling together a team to work on a priority area. Or it could mean sharing your insights in a presentation format.

The aim is to communicate your commitment to addressing the company's priorities.

Make a process more efficient

"Companies are constantly trying to figure out how to do more with less."

Finding ways to utilize resources wisely will add tremendous value to the business, especially if it saves the company time and money and moves it towards the end goal.

Use data to draw insights

"Data is really a way to drive initiatives."

It can help to determine whether an initiative or business practice is necessary, useful or profitable.

This helps businesses make good decisions which adds value to its overall performance.

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