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.Our life becomes one of our choosing, not one that is directed by the decisions of others.
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.
These descriptions will also enable you to be unambiguous when you communicate your values to others. Having well defined personal core values helps us avoid making choices that work against who we want to be.
Our values become a clear set of guidelines for our words and actions, consistently moving us in the direction aligned with our core beliefs and personal vision.
Work core values are typically broken into three types: Some people’s core values may have been obvious to them for a long time.
For others, a recent event may uncover a set of personal core values.
I must have been looking for a great cataclysmic event to make things clear.
There was no earthquake that produced a sign saying, “This way is your personal path to career happiness!
In our network of connected decisions, they provide the goals and criteria that should influence all our other personal decisions.
We derive a sense of fulfillment when living our personal values because our motivations and actions are aligned with the aspirations of who we want to be. If you do, I would expect your core beliefs to be a significant source for the values you choose to live.