A lot of folks are talking about Values these days. Core Values aren't just some buzzwords you put on a list and forget about. They're the beating heart of your business and life! They guide your decisions and actions and even impact your happiness. Moreover, embracing your values makes you stand out and attract like-minded individuals who share your vibe.
Think of your values as your personal superpowers! They give you the strength and motivation to show up as your best self and inspire others to do the same. So, let's dig deep and unleash those superpowers because who doesn't want to be a superhero in their own life, right?
Last week we shared a post called: What are your top 10 Core Values- Do You Know? You may read that article here
As I am personally working on redefining my own values, I came across a wonderful podcast from Rick Mulreadys The Art of Online Business; 10 Ways Your Values Can Drive Your Online Business Success
Rick points out that pinpointing your values is not an easy task as these words will become the lens through which all your decisions are made. He suggests you narrow down to 3-5 at the very most.
Here is a recap of Ricks 10 Ways these values will drive your business:
Your values drive give clarity for all your decision making
Your values will determine how you spend your time
Your Values will apply to your teams performance
Your values will guide you in your hiring process
Your values will determine the offers & products you sell to your customers
Your values will guide your relationships with vendors
Your values will guide you in what projects or clients you take on
Your values will guide your decisions on who to bring in as your guests (such as on a podcast or interview)
Your values will determine how & where you make appearances (such as being a podcast guest)
Your values will determine your affiliate partnerships
So how do you narrow down to just 3-5 words??? Our workbook; From Values to Profit; Define your Core Principles for Lasting Success & Action Guide, will get you there.
To get your started, get your free print out of our BIG list of Values below
Every business needs to identify its core values and ensure they're reflected in every aspect of its operation. Doing this offers a wide range of benefits that includes better branding, improved customer service, and a business that’s run more effectively.
In this workbook, you will discover:
Module 1 - The What & Why of Core Business Values
Module 2 - What Do Core Values Look Like?
Module 3 - Identify Your Personal Values
Module 4 - Identify the Values That Will Drive Your Business
Module 5 – Put Your Core Business Values Into Action
This workbook will explore the steps you can take to uncover your core values, from examining your life experiences and priorities to identifying your strengths and passions. By following these steps, you can better understand who you are, what you stand for, and what matters most to you personally & professionally, empowering you to live a more fulfilling and purpose-driven life.
We hope you found this helpful and invigorating! Even if you know your core values, are you putting them into action and using them to guide your business? Just like goals, you will live through them more successfully by writing them down and keeping them visible for daily reminders! Learn more about the workbook and our community at: www.insider.insidefashiondesign.com, where fashion industry members gain access to industry resources, community, and learning opportunities so that we can grow together.
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