” In hindsight, understanding my values shouldn’t have been such a mystery.
An alignment between your career and your core values produces satisfaction, a sense of happiness and fulfillment.
A misalignment can cause can everything from minor problems to major disruptions.
While they share two of the same core values, they are honoring those values with different career choices. She believes that helping to guide different organizations spread across the world is the best way for her be true to her desire for freedom.
Management consulting can be perfect fit for Naveena.
One of his goals in the next 12 months is to travel extensively throughout Thailand.
He plans to work while traveling because, as a freelancer, he can take his office with him on a daily basis.If you are working in a role or organization that is not a good match for your values, your “symptoms” may vary from mild to strong.On the mild side, you might feel a general sense of discomfort or a lack of connection with your situation.Rubenstein happily provided Tim with additional stories and articles to read in his spare time. Why it is important to understand and align your values with your career?Your values give you a sense of purpose and are guideposts to what fits you best.It took many years and multiple jobs for me to understand myself, my values and the importance of keeping those things in alignment with the work I did.For me, I think the answer was there for a long time, but I just didn’t see it.I must have been looking for a great cataclysmic event to make things clear.There was no earthquake that produced a sign saying, “This way is your personal path to career happiness!Feeling a lack of motivation and constantly wanting to take a day off are other indicators that there could be a mismatch.On the extreme end, a misalignment between your career and your values could make you completely miserable, trigger depression or even cause you to become physically ill. Where do you begin the process of understanding what you truly value at work and in your life?