Know your Value to be a Winner.
a $20 bill. In the room of 200, he asked. “Who would like
this $20 bill?”
Hands started going up. He said, “I am going to give this
$20 to one of you – but first, let me do this.”
He proceeded to crumple the $20 note up. He then
asked. “Who still wants it?” Still the hands were up in the
“Well,” he replied, “what if I do this?” He dropped it on
the ground and started to grind it into the floor with his
shoe. He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty. “Now, who
still wants it?”
Still the hands went into the air.
“My friends, you have all learned a very valuable lesson.
No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it
because it did not decrease in value. It was still worth
$20. Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and
ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the
circumstances that come our way. We feel as though we are
worthless; but no matter what happened or what will happen,
you will never lose your value.
Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still
comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO WE ARE.
You are special – don’t ever forget it.”