ACTION ITEMS

  • Clarify your values by thinking about one of your best days ever. How did your values play into the satisfaction that you received from your best day? How can you organize your life to repeat that day as often as possible?
  • Don’t be afraid to give voice to your values. This will help others know who you are and how to relate to you.
  • Actively seek roles that fit your values. In particular, think about joining organizations that define their purpose by their contributions to society.
  • Express your values outside of the workplace by volunteering for a hospital board, school board or community organization.
  • Actively cultivate friends who share your basic values. Consider your best friend. Does this person share your value system?
  • Partner with someone with a strong Futuristic theme. This person can energize you by painting a vivid picture of the direction in which your values will lead.
  • Accept that other people might have values different from your own. Having strong Belief does not equate with being judgmental.