An alignment between your career and your core values produces satisfaction, a sense of happiness and fulfillment.A misalignment can cause can everything from minor problems to major disruptions.
An alignment between your career and your core values produces satisfaction, a sense of happiness and fulfillment.
Certainly, parents, teachers, friends, and coaches have a major influence on what we choose to value.
Anyone we consider a credible source (good or bad) can help influence our values, and our interpretation of our own life experiences may be one of our strongest teachers.
An example of this can be seen when looking at Naveena and Stephen. D.s in the life sciences and decided to go directly to work after graduation.
Stephen and Naveena share the extrinsic value of wanting to provide influence and the lifestyle value of desiring to travel extensively.
Our life becomes one of our choosing, not one that is directed by the decisions of others.
Our values help us build and maintain our identity as unique individuals.It took many years and multiple jobs for me to understand myself, my values and the importance of keeping those things in alignment with the work I did.For me, I think the answer was there for a long time, but I just didn’t see it.” In hindsight, understanding my values shouldn’t have been such a mystery.Two people can have the same core values, yet their values can be understood or expressed in different ways.Choosing your personal core values is one of the critical focusing decisions that can make an amazing difference in how you live your life.As a person, they reflect the fundamental choices of who we want to be.Using our decision making model, you will want to look at other connected decisions for goals/source requirements that will influence your criteria.If you have already made decisions for a personal vision, mission statement, and/or core beliefs, you should see goals/source requirements that will influence the criteria for this decision.Choosing and knowing your values can provide a number of benefits that include: Knowing it or not, choosing it or not, all of us have a set of personal core values.Prevent discontent, conflict, frustration and lack of fulfillment by choosing consciously the values by which you want to live.