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How to Define a Positive Self-Worth Measure your character against this metric.

By Jeff Rose

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In this video, Entreprenreur Network partner Jeff Rose talks about defining your character and self-worth through what you have tried, not necessarily your accomplishments (or lack of accomplishments).

Often when we meet failure, we like to concentrate on solely how we failed. Instead, Rose suggests concentrating on how you have tried. Taking actions (which may consequently lead to missing the mark) is an important measure of how you define yourself.

Rose stresses that you are not defined by what others say about you, and you are not defined by what you were in the past. By focusing on your actions and your effort, instead of dwelling on mistakes, you will see personal growth.

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Jeff Rose

Certified Financial Planner, Author and Blogger

Jeff Rose is an entrepreneur disguised as a certified financial planner, author and blogger.  He's best know for his blog GoodFinancialCents.com and book, Soldier of Finance: Take Charge of Your Money and Invest in Your Future.  He's also the editor of LifeInsurancebyJeff.com. He escaped a path of financial destruction from dropping out of college with over $20,000 of credit card debt to become a self-made millionaire. His mission is help future generations achieve financial freedom by developing strong money habits and unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit.   

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