This lesson covers... the second best brainstorming exercise I’ve ever found, useful for identifying both your core values and your aspirations.
By the end you should... have all the material you need to write a great personal statement.
Time 5 minutes

What do I value?

Exercise: Select the 10 values you connect with most. Of those 10, choose 5. Then your top 3. Write them down somewhere. Then go to the next step.

o community 
o inspiration  
o money
o intellectual status
o financial gain
o laughter
o serenity
o physical challenge
o responsibility
o competition
o career
o fame
o working with others
o freedom
o security
o strength
o self-control
o hunger
o personal development
o trust
o faith
o involvement
o adventure
o vulnerability
o adaptability
o friendship
o excellence
o job tranquility
o power
o passion
o cooperation
o affection
o wisdom
o_______________
o_______________
o_______________

o challenges
o commitment
o leadership
o helping others
o influence
o wit
o success
o patience
o listening
o diversity
o love
o fast-paced work
o nutrition
o competence
o practicality
o creativity
o excitement
o collaboration
o social change
o beauty
o ecological awareness
o quality relationships
o travel
o decisiveness
o curiosity
o spirituality
o loyalty
o honesty
o independence
o supervising others
o recognition
o accountability
o democracy
o_______________
o_______________
o_______________

o self expression
o stability
o art
o autonomy
o risk
o balance
o self-discipline
o courage
o family
o empathy
o working alone
o humility
o efficiency
o intensity
o health and fitness
o meaningful work
o my country
o music
o truth
o resourcefulness
o respect
o bravery
o communication
o change and variety
o compassion
o nature
o expertise
o order
o privacy
o close relationships
o religion
o knowledge
o growth
o_______________
o_______________
o_______________


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