Women in Banking & Finance (WIBF) were delighted to welcome Alan Williams to the first Personal Excellence Programme event of 2018. Kindly hosted by RBS in the heart of the City we were delighted to welcome over 60 women (and a couple of men!) to hear Alan speak about personal values and the benefits of […]
“This book is a tangible expression of my value, “making a difference’. I left my career as a corporate lawyer behind in 2009 with the dream of making a significant contribution to the creation of genuinely effective ethical cultures in companies as a way to reduce corruption in the world. Working with individual organisations has […]
The first World Values Day last year was all about our own personal values. About finding them, understanding them better, and practising them. This year the focus is on how we come to grips with the values we experience in the world around us – the values of the groups, organisations and communities we belong […]
“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 […]
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.
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,.. […]
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 […]
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 […]