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This week’s topic is one I’ve spoken about at length in many training sessions and with my career coaching clients. Here, I want to give you an overview of what values are and why they are so essential to career success.
What Are Values?
Values are the core of who you are. They are NOT:
- Your job.
- Your bank account.
- Your family.
- Your friends.
- Your religion.
- Your political beliefs.
- Your significant other.
- Your wardrobe, your taste in music, your favorite pastime, etc.
If you strip all of those things away, you’re still YOU. However, these things are all impacted by your values. Your values, whether you realize it or not, play a major role in how you choose to live your life. Your beliefs, affiliations, relationships are all reflections of your values. Your values influence the way you spend your time, your money and your energy. [Read more…] about Career Success A to Z: V is for Values