Values-led & Courageous

Values-led & Courageous

Reflections: I hope you enjoyed the podcast this week looking at Mary’s trait on being values-led and courageous. In truth I’ve little to add to the podcast, I think it gave a fairly comprehensive summary of this trait, which I can summarise as follows: Our personal...
Getting out of your comfort zone

Getting out of your comfort zone

When I think about conservation and the challenges we face, the two traits that Barry discusses this week – being values-led and courageous – really resonate with me. If we genuinely want to make a difference, to work for change, then they are essential. But, don’t be...
Exercise 1

Exercise 1

Think deeply about your own values.  What are the most important things to you?  Can you articulate them?  Can you draw up your own values framework? Please add your answers/thoughts via the comments box below (if you feel comfortable...
Exercise 2

Exercise 2

Think through the big decisions you have made in your life in your recent past.  Have you demonstrated courage in those decisions, always sought to do the right thing, based on your values?  On reflection, what would you have done differently?  What big decision have...
Further Reading

Further Reading

Lead Like Mary by Barry Dore: Chapter Six – Values-led and Courageous ‘And Dignity For All.  Unlocking Greatness with Values-Based Leadership.’  James Despain ‘Management in Ten Words.’ Terry...