Happy with Your Interior Design Career

Discover What’s Important to You

Shouldn’t you be happy with your interior design career? You’ve got a job that many others can only dream of. But you’re not happy at work. In fact, you dread Monday morning. Often the reason for this is a clash between the expectations of others and what is fundamental to us

But before you conclude that you’re not happy because of your corporate interior design career, you should first unearth your core values. And despite them being so fundamental to who you are, your core values can be very often hidden from you. So take the first step to being more fulfilled, use the YourCoachApproach FREE value list exercise to discover what really matters to you

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How to Discover Your Core Values

From the list below, choose the phrases that resonate with you. Next, group the phrases together. Then pick the 12 phrases that are the most important to you. Finally, observe yourself living those values. For more guidance, click the image on the right

The YourCoachApproach Values List

Below is a list of over 400 values to help you discover what’s really matters to you. You can download or print the list of values using the links at the bottom of this section

PartnershipEqualityContinuityBeing Judged on Merit
Open-MindednessPopularityIntroversionGut Instincts
FinesseDepthGiving People a ChanceReverence
TrainingWisdomBeing of ServiceAffection
NeatnessWilfulnessInsightfulnessTidiness
CompetitionSelf-RelianceBeing RationalMeaningfulness
FutureSignificanceSolitudeCertainty
Being PresentResultsExperienceStability
DecencyBeing MeticulousPrideIndependence
Polish (Shine)MysterySpiritualityGreatness
ConfidenceFiercenessBeing InquisitiveAcceptance
ImprovementEnduranceWatchfulnessTrustworthiness
SecurityPeaceUtilityPoise
Being Down-to-EarthWellnessAbundanceVictory
AdventureSobrietyDiligenceDevelopment
FortitudePassionWinningExceeding Expectations
Quality of WorkFlairMotivationDetermination
RenewabilityFlexibilityVersatilityHope
NegativityExpertiseSystemisationSpace
DependabilityEducationPhilanthropyJustice
PrivacyLogicRestraintInvestment
OrganisationGenerosityOriginalityPride in Your Work
StealthLegalConcentrationAmbition
ObedienceHumilityResilienceFinancial Well-Being
InvestingDelightFidelityVigour
StructureValourHarmonySatisfaction
TimelinessDriveAccomplishmentSupport
CreationFluencyDutyValue Creation
DaringEncouragementTrustShared Prosperity
GeniusPlayfulnessReligionFashion
GuidancePowerWillingnessUnity
CommunityReflectionInventionOptimism
PurityModerationPersistenceVirtue
IntensityDecisivenessReciprocityHappiness
DemocracySelf-AwarenessSense Of humourHome
LawfulnessSharingSelf-ControlBeing Realistic
NurtureInspirationFormalityRule of Law
RecreationEngagementSafetyProactivity
ExcitementSanitaryToughnessFamily Atmosphere
HonourHonestyCompetitivenessPatience
SkilfulnessFinancesBeing TrueOrder
FacilitationEquitabilityUnderstandingProgress
DifferentiationPunctualityFearlessnessKindness
DreamingWell-BeingTruthAttention to Detail
Being WelcomePreservationThankfulnessFame
ProfitExtroversionUsefulnessPeople
LearningDisciplineJoyImagination
HealthGoodnessFitnessMaturity
LoyaltyLeisureEmpathyForesight
LicitEntrepreneurshipWonderRelationships
TraditionQualityBeing PracticalFocus
DirectnessHeartCunningFresh
CraftinessHumourPatriotismBeing Prepared
EntertainmentOpennessLoveDignity
QuietReliabilityDiversityFaithfulness
HeroismPragmatismHaving ImpactImpartially
IdeasEleganceBeing RefinedTransformation
ResponsibilityLocalDevotionGrace
New IdeasTalentMaximisationEffectiveness
WarmthSensitivityLevel-HeadednessSuccess
StandardisationFaithRecognitionService
MeeknessSelf-DirectedTolerancePerfection
TemperanceFun-LovingPersonal GrowthExploration
GivingHelping OthersLibertySeriousness
FreedomBeing MellowCommonalityCareer
SympathyStatusProfessionalismSpeed
TeamworkVisionRiskSincerity
PotentialPersonal DevelopmentEmpowermentFamily
CommunicationRespectProductivitySelf-Motivation
Good HealthPositivityHelpfulnessExcellence
FastDiscretionAvailabilityEfficiency
SurpriseEnthusiasmIntuitionCuriosity
MasteryHard WorkKnowledgeReason
HistoryIngenuityResponsivenessTranquillity
GoodwillListeningAccuracyWork/Life Balance
FerociousResourcefulnessPerseveranceModesty
ForgivenessContinuous ImprovementIrreverenceValue
SynergyStewardshipDominanceStrength
InnovationAccountabilityVitalityBeing Resolute
CompetencyLongevitySpiritEagerness
InformalityVarietyCreativityEnergy
IntegrityFriendsRelevanceCredibility
PlayInvolvementCommon SenseEnjoyment
TransparencyLeadershipCraftsmanshipPrecision
MindfulnessHospitalityAttentivenessConfidentiality
ProsperityHolinessSimplicityBeing Unflappable
PersuasivenessPursuitRespect for OthersWealth
SacrificePurposeFrugalityExpression
OptimisationAnticipationBeing AdventurousFriendship
CleanlinessEase Of UseBeing the BestNerve
PotencyRisk TakingSillinessRigour
UniquenessPerformanceInfluencePleasantness
DedicationGratitudeGrowthFeelings
Self-RespectEconomyEthicsSelf-Responsibility
MeritocracySustainabilityEnvironmentIndividuality
Perceive Others FavourablyFresh IdeasSelflessnessExhilaration
Respect for the IndividualBeing RemarkableThoughtfulnessSpontaneity
FunHygieneSilenceDiscovery
HumanityAffectiveFairnessExuberance
ImpiousnessShrewdAccessibilityThoroughness
EducatingIntelligenceRelaxationRest
SerenityPrudence

Your journey of self-discovery doesn’t need to end here. However, to continue along this journey will most likely require a guide. Even after the list exercise, some of your core values could remain elusive. Or to use another phrase, suppressed. In my final corporate years, it took the help of a coach to unearth my core values. Some of which YourCoachApproach today shares as brand values: Passion, Value, Integrity

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