ACTIVITY: Model the Way (Core Values)

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Modeling the Way begins with clarifying personal values and builds and affirms shared values that everyone can embrace. This week recommit to modeling the way with these activities:

  • Organization’s Values: review your organization’s core values and consider what they mean to you.
  • Personal Values: what are your own values? Which ones are similar to the organization’s values?
  • Story Time: Pick an organization or personal value and write down how you might share this value with others. Consider:
    • Are there leaders from your career or historical figures who have modeled this value? Someone who has inspired you in the past? 
    • When have you relied on this core value to make a decision in your professional or personal life?
    • Have you ever forgotten to model this value and experienced a painful outcome? What lessons did you take away from the experience?
  • Discuss the Value: Use time in your normal communication cadence to bring up this core value or to share the story you crafted above. Consider:
    • Discussing core values in one-on-one meetings
    • Discussing core values at your next team meeting
    • Linking moments of recognition back to one or more core values

Reflect!

After completing this activity, consider leaving a reflection in the LEADx app using the Coaching Plan Activity “Reflect” button.

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