"Giving Voice To Values" Video Series
Intro to G.V.V.
Giving Voice to Values is learning about how to act on your values effectively – not about wondering whether you could. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 1: Values
Know and appeal to a short list of widely shared values. Don’t assume too little – or too much – commonality with the viewpoints of others. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 2: Choice
Believe that you have a choice about voicing your values and know what has helped – and hindered you – in the past so you can work around these factors. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 3: Normalization
Normalization means expecting values conflicts so that you approach them calmly and competently. Over-reaction can limit your choices unnecessarily. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 4: Purpose
Define your personal and professional purpose explicitly and broadly before conflicts arise, and appeal to this sense of purpose in others. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 5: Self-Knowledge & Alignment
Self-knowledge and alignment means to voice and act on your values in a way that is consistent with who you are and builds on your strengths. Written by Mary Gentile.The University of Texas at Austin
G.V.V. Pillar 6: Voice
You are more likely to say words that you’ve pre-scripted for yourself, and more likely to “voice” your values, with scripting and practice. Written by Mary Gentile.
G.V.V. Pillar 7: Reasons & Rationalizations
By anticipating the typical reasons & rationalizations given for ethically questionable behavior, you are able to identify and prepare well-reasoned responses. Written by Mary Gentile.