I’m a big fan of Core Values. I believe that rightly used, they are one of the most powerful mechanisms at a leader’s disposal. Core Values are nothing more than the short list of beliefs that a leader articulates to guide the formation of the organization’s culture. Core Values should become the DNA of an organization. But first, there is a prerequisite…
For these values to add value leaders must:
Know the values. Share the values. Live the values.
Assuming all three of these conditions are met, here are 10 ways Core Values add value.