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Examining Your Values – Take Action

January 18, 2010 Leave a comment

Should you wish to corroborate your choice, you can ask this question: “In leading a life based on these values, am I moving toward or away from being the kind of person who would inhabit the kind of world I want to leave to my descendents seven generations hence?”

As I began the process of examining my Values, committing them to paper and prioritising them as I had done so many times in strategic planning exercises with clients,  I recalled a story. It occurred in 1944 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, a tiny cattle and railroad town on the Canadian prairies. I was five years old. Read more…

Personal Values VS Corporate Values

January 11, 2010 2 comments

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I make a distinction between Personal Values and Corporate Values.

Personal Values
Although we have very little control over nature’s behaviour, we can control our own. Our choices in two areas are relevant here. One is how we choose to be – the values by which we lead our lives – and the second is what we choose to do.

Answering the questions, “Who am I?” and “Why am I here?” lead us toward clarity about how we choose to be. So long as our choice flows from our inner knowing, it will be aligned with our Personal Vision, and we are on the right path.

You can ask this question: “In leading a life based on these values, am I moving toward or away from being the kind of person who I want to be?” Read more…