What are your values and why should you care? Your values are one of the things that make you YOU. It’s the stuff you live by, whether you are conscious of it or not. Values help you figure out what right and wrong or better or worse look and feel like. Values are also among
Organizations have values, too. They might be what you see on the poster next to reception, or the reality might be something different altogether. How happy you are in an organization has a lot to do with how well both of your sets of values match up. The clearer you are about yours, the better
Often, we go by “does that value resonate” instead of having the conversation what it means. Don’t run this on assumptions. Have the conversation.
The deeper you get into this journey about values, the more the bar will shift for what good leadership and a helpful organizational culture looks like. That’s a good thing and will help everyone else along as well.