Identifying Your Personal Values
Your understanding of important priorities and values is critical to Your Development and Personal Commitment as a leader.
- What are your priority values?
- What are your reasons for these choices?
- Are you clear on what’s important in your life?
- Is it easy or difficult to make based on your values?
- Are your values aligned with your Personal Vision Quest?
Not everything can be equally important. Decisions require awareness of priorities for taking action and resolving conflicts. By completing the Values worksheet below, you’ll gain insight into what drives your daily decisions and discover better answers to these crucial questions.
Values and Reflection Exercise : Below identify the top values that drive your daily decisions and interactions with others. Once you have decided on your 8-10 priority values transfer them to your Daily Learning Journal and during the next week refer to these values after and sometimes before you interact with others or have to make decisions in your life. Check to see if you are really living your values. If the answer to these reflections is “yes” great if the answer is “sometimes” or “no” try to identify why your behavior is not aligned with your values when making these daily decisions.
Read, Review and then choose from the list of values below select 8-10 values that are of high importance, medium importance or low importance for living a life based on values.
Remember: To print out the list of values and then select the 8-10 Most Important, 8-10 of Medium importance and 8-10 of Low importance to you. This forces you to better define your priorities for making decisions in your day to day living.
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