The Importance Of Core Values

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Core values are the important principles of a person or a society. These are the beliefs that guide and influence a person’s behavior. These give a sense of purpose to a person. When one connects with his or her values on a daily basis, they feel more fulfilled and content because they are being led from what 's important to them. When these values are not incorporated in one’s life, he or she may be unmotivated about their daily lives, which can reflect in their leadership (Loehr, 2014). Core values are important because these help a person in being aware of oneself, setting goals, decision-making, communicating, and understanding and managing emotions (West, 2015).

Self-confidence refers to the attitude that a person has towards oneself. It revolves in many different concepts; one of these is the belief in one’s skills and abilities. It also refers to one’s strategy towards tackling situations successfully (Goel and Aggarwal, 2012). It is an important part of the equation
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These studies became the framework of the researchers in determining the level of confidence of the Far Eastern University-Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation (FEU-NRMF) students, and the correlation of the institution’s core values and the student’s self-confidence.

Core values come from the center of who a person is and what is most important to a person as a human being. These values may be expressed on varied aspects of life as they start from within; implicitly and explicitly, in family, education in school, dealing with business, religion, the society itself, and the nation (Stevenson, 2013).

How important are the core values? Knowing what values are integrated in each of us gives us a greater sense of purpose in this world. The achievement of one’s core values leads to state of consciousness of happiness (Rand, 1957). It is also important in enjoying high self-esteem, self-confidence and self-empowerment. People tend to be productive if they are confident in what they do (Tate,
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