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Joy Rees

We all want to live true to our values, to be happy, and have our dreams fulfilled. Yet, when you look around you, many people live joyless lives that are not in alignment with their values. Perhaps this is because life is not easy – it’s often difficult. It’s only when we truly understand and […]

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Joy Rees

It takes time to name our values, yet this is just the first step. Living our values takes conscious work. Being true to them in our behaviour when a challenge comes is not always easy and needs resilience. We would like to hear stories of your resilience when your values have been challenged. How have […]

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Joy Rees

“We live in a materialistic culture. We value above all, material things. The word “culture” comes from the Latin word “culte”, which means “to worship,” that which one values more than anything else. So in a materialistic culture one worships material things. One could say that the “temples” of materialistic culture are the shopping centre […]

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IndigoTree Digital

At the July meeting of the UK Values Alliance a session was run by Peter Johnson that took everyone through an exploratory journey into the power of creativity. The focus was for everyone to create a unique piece of abstract artwork at the session. This was achieved by using the power of thought and suspending […]

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Maureen Watson

Imagine a workplace culture where there’s excitement in the air, where everything is done to enhance the customer experience, where innovation thrives and teams easily adapt to unforeseen circumstances, where your senior team works toward a shared vision of success, and where people genuinely care for one another, feel recognised and are supported within the […]

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Maureen Watson

In a speech at a conference on Inclusive Capitalism in London last night, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, said that there is “a sense that this basic social contract is breaking down”, adding that “within societies, virtually without exception, inequality of outcomes both within and across generations has demonstrably increased. Now is […]

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Alan Williams

Core values are traits or qualities that represent deeply held beliefs. They reflect what is important to us, and what motivates us. In an organization, values define what it stands for and how it is seen and experienced by all stakeholders (customers, employees, service partners, suppliers and communities). In this organizational context, values are moving […]

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Rosemary Dewan

HUMAN VALUES FOUNDATION: VALUES-THEMED ARTICLE AUGUST 2012 Considering that any person who serves as an example and whose behaviour is emulated by others is a role model, the big ASK is: What kind of ATTITUDES are young people learning from us? Which SKILLS are they developing from us? What KNOWLEDGE are they gaining from us? […]

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Rosemary Dewan

HUMAN VALUES FOUNDATION: VALUES-THEMED ARTICLE APRIL 2014 No matter what stage we have reached in our lives, no matter what age we are, it is never too late to have dreams and realise them. When children and young people are given the opportunity to systematically explore values, as an integral part of their education, they […]