Why Your Personal Core Values Matter
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... are there to guide behavior and choice.
Get them right and you'll be swift and focused in your decision-making, with clear direction.
Get them wrong or leave them ambiguous, and you'll constantly wonder how you got into this mess.
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Values are a part of us. They highlight what we stand for. Values guide our behavior, providing us with a personal code of conduct.
When we honor our personal core values consistently,...
Knowing your personal values changes your behavior.
For instance: When you value health, you don’t have to wrestle with managing impulse control as much. If you know a particular food or activity isn’t good for your body, you don’t want it.
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The way to becoming a great leader is through your core values, business ethics and leadership qualities which precede you in both your business and personal life.
Your business ethics are manifested in your willingness to adhere and keep to your core values. Doing so will make your character stronger and in consequence, every other part of your life will improve as well.
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“(Values) are the principles that give our lives meaning and allow us to persevere through adversity”
- The Self-Confidence Workbook.&...
Think of three to six people you most admire or love. Consider why they are so important to you.
See a career counsellor as they are able to help match their clients to a compatible career area.
At times two cherished values will be in conflict.
Knowing why you are choosing Value 1 instead of Value 2 in that instance can be helpful in resolving any inner conflict you may feel.