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How to be successful in business whilst retaining our values

Karen Bird, Business Manager at Catering24. There is an assumption that business success as an individual doesn’t sit within the heart of our own ethics. People can often feel pressured in the workplace to compromise their ideals or sacrifice their ethics for the greater good of a business. But this doesn’t have to be the...
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Does your company culture align with your values? Three steps to get your values back on track

Most organisations like to talk about their values, with designated sections on the company site that eagerly preach about the company ethos. Company leaders are also the first to tell prospective clients and new employees about their ‘kindness culture’ and ‘environmental awareness’ – but how much of this actually aligns with the company’s actions? Do...
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Ivanka Trump: “Workplaces need to respect women’s values”

At a women’s advancement conference in Tokyo, Ivanka Trump said workplaces need to make further efforts to respect women’s values. The U.S president’s daughter and adviser was a guest speaker at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo. In her speech, Trump explained that workplaces needed to accommodate the need for a balance between work...
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Mastering Your Mind | The Value of Values – Part III

“There are some things that money can’t buy, like manners, morals and integrity”  – Unknown So I learnt something new this week. I learnt that not everyone expresses or defines values the same way. Given how fundamental values are to the choices we make in our lives, and the people we are being, that led...
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The Value of Values – Part II

If you don’t set a baseline standard for what you’ll accept in life, you’ll find it’s easy to slip into behaviours and attitudes or a quality of life that’s far below what you deserve – Tony Robbins Last time we talked about how our values are sewn into the very fabric of who we are...
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How to Understand Your Values and Boost Your Career

Whether applying for a job with a different employer or seeking an internal move within your current organisation, it’s important to check that the values of the new company or department are aligned with yours. In order to do this, you first need to have a decent understanding of your own values. In day-to-day life,...
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Mastering Your Mind – The Value of Values – Part I

“It’s not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.” – Roy Disney Have you ever found yourself in the middle of doing something and then wondered “Why am I even doing this?” Like a job, or a relationship that you’re not enjoying or feeling supported by? Have you felt out of...
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