To lead effectively, you need to know your own values. You need to think about what you will stand up for, even in difficult situations. Your values are based on deep beliefs, often learned early and reinforced in turning points throughout life. This exercise can help you begin to identify your values and those of the people you work with. Exercise. Think of a time Exercise.Exercise. when you needed to act in a situation where you had a different viewpoint from others in your workplace. Ask yourself: ■ What was important to me in the situation? ■ What values did I hold that made it so important to me? ■ What did the other people value? ■ How could all these values have affected my actions? 800words