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On reflection. The BIG picture.

Today's value is #reflection . Taking a step back and look at the bigger picture and how that might change over time. I am a participant in a long-term research project about religion, spirituality and worldview and every few years I get interviewed with quite in-depth questions covering  life/death, good/evil sorta stuff, key incisive moments in life and … Continue reading On reflection. The BIG picture.

Values and decisions

If values are what makes you YOU, decisions are how they come to life in practice. You are striving to reach a goal (several, probably). Is there a connection between your values and the goal you are working towards? It is infinitely powerful when that clicks. You want that to click. That’s where the magic comes in, … Continue reading Values and decisions

Rebounding from values conversations gone wrong

You wanted to do the right thing. You went out on a limb. You floated a conversation about values, or it got sprung upon you. It flopped. Badly. Now all you want to do is take it back so you can hide back into your shell. Pretend nothing happened. Pretend you didn't just hear and see … Continue reading Rebounding from values conversations gone wrong

Values: Personal versus professional: On segmentation and its discontents

When I bring up the topic of values or decisions, often, something interesting happens. "Personal or professional", I hear some of you say. This distinction seems to matter. For some, it the first thing needing clarification to be able to continue with the conversation. Just to make this clear: That is some strong segmentation going … Continue reading Values: Personal versus professional: On segmentation and its discontents