Chapter 3. Embed Your Values

Your hidden or explicit values determine much of your behaviour. You may be reluctant to talk about your values, but all of us have guiding principles whether or not we care to admit it. It is by recognising your values, clarifying them and embedding them that you ensure you have maximum impact with minimum internal distress. Searching for consistency between values and behaviours is part of embedding wisdom. Ensuring that you come over in a consistent way will increase the likelihood of you being taken seriously by others.

Why is embedding values important?

The values that are important to you will be visible to those around you, whether you welcome that fact or not!

Understanding your values and how they drive you ...

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