Living by Your Values
From this list of personal values select 10 that are most important to you – as guides for how to behave, or as components of a valued way of life. It helps to think about what was valued in your family when you were growing up. Feel free to add any values of your own to the list. When you have identified 10, cut them down to 5. Which 5 would you give up? Cross them off. Then cut them down to 3 and write them on the next page of this handout.
|being the best||caring||caution|
|job security||leading by example||listening|
|logic||long term perspective||loyalty|
|making a difference||mentoring||open communication|
|perseverance||personal fulfillment||personal growth|
TOP 3 VALUES
We all live by certain values that are important to us. Some stay with us from childhood and others we pick up and change through life. Understanding each others’ values helps us build healthier relationships, especially in teams where we are working towards common goals.
List your top three values. Describe what each value means to you. Identify one thing you will do to put your values into action in your work.
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