By: Brian Tracy
You Get What You Give:
Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his essay, "Compensation," wrote that each person is compensated in like manner for that which he or she has
contributed. The Law of Compensation is another restatement of the Law of Sowing and Reaping. It says that you will always be compensated for
your efforts and for your contribution, whatever it is, however much or however little.
Increase Your Value:
This Law of Compensation also says that you can never be compensated in the long term for more than you put in. The income you earn today is
your compensation for what you have done in the past. If you want to
increase your compensation, you must increase the value of your
Fill Your Mind With Success:
Your mental attitude, your feelings of happiness and satisfaction, are
also the result of the things that you have put into your own mind. If
you fill your own mind with thoughts, visions and ideas of success, happiness and optimism, you will be compensated by those positive experiences in your daily activities.
Do More Than You're Paid For:
Another corollary of the Law of Sowing and Reaping is what is sometimes called the, "Law of Overcompensation." This law says that great success comes from those who always make it a habit to put in more than they take out. They do more than they are paid for. They are always looking for opportunities to exceed expectations. And because they are always
overcompensating, they are always being over rewarded with the esteem of their employers and customers and with the financial rewards that go along with their personal success.
Provide the Causes, Enjoy The Effects
One of your main responsibilities in life is to align yourself and your
activities with Law of Cause and Effect (and its corollaries), accepting
that it is an inexorable law that always works, whether anyone is
looking or not. Your job is to institute the causes that are consistent with the effects that you want to enjoy in your life. When you do, you will realize and enjoy the rewards you desire.
Here are two things you can do immediately to put these ideas into
First, remind yourself regularly that your rewards will always be in
direct proportion to your service to others. How could you increase the
value of your services to your customers today?
Second, look for ways to go the extra mile, to use the Law of
Overcompensation in everything you do. This is the great secret of
Edited by Lawyer Asad