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BASIC VALUES

When we think of our basic values, we automatically think of what is the most improtant things to us in life. To each and everyone, this list can be as different and varied as the colors in the evening sunsets. The nature of these values can consist of several things:

1. Values are beliefs. This is linked to affects. List 3 things you value, in the order of their importance.

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2. Values refer to desirable goals, which sometimes moves us to action. Name one goal in your operation concerning this year's crop production:

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3. Values serve as standards or criteria for our lives which are qualities sometimes seen in or exemplified by the people who surround us. Name one quality in a person close to you which you admire the most: ___________________________________________

Values are ordered by importance which is all relative to one another. As we begin looking at goals, keep this in mind because your list or the order of the entries on your list may change.

Values serve as the standards or criteria by which our everyday lives are governed. No matter what you perceive to be the most important thing in your existence, the rest of your world will fall into place when your Basic Life Values co-exist with your work world, your family world, your friendship world, and other parts of your life that you hold near and dear.

The value and belief system we have in place in our lives comes from our home and radiates to our work environments. There is a desperate need in society today for Basic Values in life to be more emphasized and families need to be spending quality time together.

List three ways you connect with your family on a daily basis:

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