Inspiring one million values-led conversations By Alan Williams and Lisa Birtles This blog series for the month of October in support of World Values Day 2021 started with our blog about the launch of the ValuesJam card game on 1st October so it seems fitting to close the series with an overview of the past […]

How community builds resilience By Chandima Dutton Someone recently asked me what I’d learned about resilience during the pandemic. One word came to mind immediately: Community.  The word itself is from the Latin ‘communis’, having the same root as the word ‘communication’. For me, community is about social connection with purpose.  Why is social connection […]

Reconnecting with your Values through Sophrology By Liz Murphy I was delighted to learn that the World Values Day campaign this year would be focusing on the theme of ‘reconnecting’. What a wonderful topic to explore! As a Sophrologist and Executive Director of the Sophrology Academy, I work a lot with personal values as a […]

The 5 dimensions of the INNER CORE By Rooks Moodley As we reflect on World Values Day in October 2021,  Leading from WITHIN is a leadership approach that is necessary to navigate through the Global COVID 19 Pandemic. How do leaders remain effective and efficient with the change taking place at such a rapid rate […]

Develop values your employees can embrace and live by By Jenn Lim Putting happiness and humanity at the forefront of our work systems is the mission of Jenn Lim, CEO and co-founder of Delivering Happiness, and the author of Beyond Happiness: How Authentic Leaders Prioritize Purpose and People for Growth and Impact. Jenn champions purpose […]

Surely, it would go a long way to build our immunity against the virus of hate. By Evita David It’s been more than a year that we have been living with the Coronavirus. While several countries have started reopening schools and offices, many others, including my country, India, are still hesitant. In the fight against […]

Making only safe choices doesn’t always save you from disaster By Gerdi Verwoert I was frantically trying to find something, anything to hold on to. As I slid down the mountainside I felt my stomach drop and fill with fear. The trail I had been on disappeared from view and the bottom of the ravine […]

Defining moments and their transformative effect By Dr Attracta Langan A defining moment is a point in your life when you are urged to make a pivotal decision or when you experience something that fundamentally changes you. Not only do these moments define us, but they have a transformative effect on our perceptions and behaviours.  […]

How to meaningfully reconnect with your values By Beth Mason Many organisations decide to identify and define company values with the aspiration that they will provide a moral compass for how their employees behave while at work (Vantrappen and Jong, 2018). However, values all too often end up on a faded poster or discarded mug, […]