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UK Values Alliance

“What does brushing your teeth for two minutes do for you? Absolutely nothing…unless you do it every single day.“ This is Simon Sinek, nailing the way our corporate cultures love to “fix” problems with intensive eye-catching actions. Isn’t this exactly how so many organisations go about practising their values?  A quick fix, a blitz of […]

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Philippa Dixon

For those UKVA members who have not been able to see the RSA launch ‘Closing the Values Gap’ here is the link https://www.thersa.org/events/2017/06/closing-the-values-gap . Unfortunately UKVA did not feature in the discussion but there were good contributions on how organisations can work towards living values in the workplace.

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UK Values Alliance

The role of Values on living our Life Purpose ‘When our purpose is served, the universe will change our form to something else, so that we may serve another purpose… Death enables us to change form, so we can move on from one completed purpose to another purpose. So it continues in a never-ending cycle,.. […]

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UK Values Alliance

According to the findings of the 2017 Sustainability Leaders Survey by GlobeScan and SustainAbility ‘integrated sustainability values’ has become one of the biggest factors in determining which companies are being seen as being leaders in sustainable development. This is encouraging evidence to suggest that values are indeed becoming the heart of our society. The Sustainability […]

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UK Values Alliance

Following the great success of last year’s Stories on Values competition, which showcased wonderfully imaginative stories from children around the world, the Human Values Foundation is holding the competition again to mark this year’s World Values Day (19 October). Just like last year, schools and other organisations involved with children aged from 7 to 11 […]

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UK Values Alliance

Culture, and the values that shape people’s behaviour over time, is an asset, or a liability, that has a lasting influence on the performance of a company. So, who leads on values? Ed Mayo shares the idea of the emergence of a Chief Values Officer role, and a template job description that resulted from a […]

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UK Values Alliance

‘Closing the Values Gap’ was a provocative lunchtime panel discussion held at the RSA on Monday the 12th of June. The aim of the event was to draw attention to the Values Challenge, an initiative of the RSA, the Forward Institute and the UK Values Alliance. On or before World Values Day on 19th October […]

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UK Values Alliance

Tom Crompton of The Common Cause Foundation writes about research that reveals people across Greater Manchester attach particular importance to ‘compassionate’ values in this article on the Manchester Policy Blog: Greater Mancunians are more likely to think it is important to be honest, kind and care about social issues than the average UK citizen, yet […]

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Jackie Le Fevre

Since last September UK Values Alliance member Jackie Le Fèvre has been collaborating with Helen Sanderson Associates to develop a bespoke conscious values based recruitment process for Wellbeing Teams up and down the country. In this 1 hour webinar she will share some of the underpinning theory behind the design and the real world results […]

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UK Values Alliance

Please see below the link to a values-themed article for InnovateMySchool from Rosemary Dewan of  the Human Values Foundation. With the mental and physical health of so many people hampering their lives, herewith our article for the Summer term centres around how a deliberately values-led school can help to ensure all young people are laying the foundations to […]