Share Your Values

Sharing your values with your office mates and friends is a sure way to build bridges.

People prefer leaders or managers with the courage to talk about their convictions and beliefs over those who just say what everyone wants to hear.

It really is that simple: Express your values and act on your values and people will respect you and believe that you are genuine.

Please take a moment to ponder on the idea: The key to success is speaking out and sharing your values with people and from there you begin to gain their respect.

People will recognise your contribution. It is not in the title or position that you can use to influence people… it is in the values that you believe in.

This is where you can truly lead people in the direction that they also wish to go.


Joseph Bismark
Group Managing Director, QI Ltd

Values Check List

I have made a random list of values. I suggest you take a moment to check those values that are personally most important to you and then ask yourself why you chose those values and if you really do live these values in your every day life.

Your Values Check List:
• Authenticity
• Balance
• Genuineness
• Commitment
• Compassion
• Concern for others
• Courage
• Creativity
• Empathy
• Excellence
• Fairness
• Faith
• Family
• Freedom
• Friendship
• Generosity
• Happiness
• Harmony
• Health
• Honesty
• Humour
• Integrity
• Kindness
• Knowledge
• Loyalty
• Openness
• Perseverance
• Respect for others
• Security
• Serenity
• Service to others


Joseph Bismark
Group Managing Director, QI Ltd