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What is abundance?

Abundance means an overflowing fullness or more than adequate quantify or supply. As a personal value, people with an abundance mentality pay more attention to their assets — and then multiply the value of those assets. One with a growth mindset has abundance as a personal value.

Though seldom used by companies as a core value, each organization aspires to abundance. That’s the very essence of business. Abundance can be a differentiating value. Both employees and customers will be happy to work with organizations that value abundance.

Abundance in Tagalog is kasaganaan. The word root word is sagana. When people greet each other masaganang bagong taon, they pray for a prosperous new year. When they pray for masaganang ani, they want a bountiful harvest. Abundance as a value is common to Filipinos.

Abundant Actions

You will know a person who values abundance by their actions. The three big steps I made to achieve personal development include choosing a growth mindset. It is the opposite of the poverty mentality.

Allow me to give you some examples.

Focus on their assets. Those who value abundance pay attention to what they already have and how they can use what they have to create more value.

Demonstrate an attitude of gratitude. I find them always thankful for what they have. They seldom complain. You can say that they have the habit of counting their blessings.

Befriend those with an abundant mindset. They choose to work with people who are creative and giving. They build organizations that give and volunteer.

They create win-win situations. There is a space for everyone. You don’t have to lose for me to win. I consider this thinking very helpful when dealing with clients.

Collaborate with others. They don’t compete, they collaborate. They find ways to create synergy. In this sense, someone with an abundant mindset is a multiplier.

Recognize new possibilities. A growth mindset helps us think of abundant ways to create value. Even a failure is an opportunity for growth. Consider, for example, how an abundant mindset turns sticky notes into one big industry.

Quotes on Abundance

“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.”- Wayne Dyer

“If you look at what you have in your life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”- Oprah Winfrey

“When we give generously, with an abundance mentality, what we give away will multiply.”- Henri Nouwen

Related Words

affluence, prolific, fruitful, overflowingly, bountiful, copious, feast, fullness, and amplitude

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