Values are what makes you YOU and when they are fulfilled, your life will feel more fulfilled – on your very individual terms. 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, where your goals and subsequently your life are starting to feel more and more like you.
Values are the most powerful way of sense-checking where you are heading. If you choose action A, what does that do to your top 5 values? Does their fulfillment level go up? Down?
If “Freedom” is a strong value, you will I tend to be happier with decisions that increase your “elbow room” versus the ones that don’t. Whenever I found myself in gnarly, uncomfortable places, it was usually in violation of one of my core values.
In this article series, we are exploring your values and how they can help you make better decisions, lead a happier, more productive and more fulfilled life and have more impact as a leader. I support individuals on this and my new group program is starting in January.