Some of the work values important to Eights are (choose which ones apply to you):
• Contribution (to betterment of world)
• Develop others’ potential
• Diversity and change
• Excitement and adventure
• Fast pace
• Financial independence
• Goal achievement
• High income
• Influencing other people’s lives
• Intellectual stimulation
• Meaningful work
• Power and authority
• Prestige and status
• Professional recognition
• Time/schedule flexibility
Universal Life Values
Which of the following universal life values are important to you?
• A loving, intimate partnership
• Career fulfillment/success
• Close family relationships
• Close friendships
• Faith/spiritual connection
• Financial security/comfort
• Good health/wellness
• Good physical fitness
• Inner peace
• Ongoing learning potential
• Time freedom/independence
Some Life Values of Eights
Some of the life values important to Eights are (choose which ones apply to you):
• Championing others
• Control over their life
• Empowering others
• Enterprising attitude
• Getting results
• Hard-work ethic
• Having influence
• Honor and respect
• Leadership ability
• Protection, of self and others
• Providing, for self and others
• Street smarts
• Wealth (for some)
As an Eight, career satisfaction means doing work that…..
- Allows me to be in charge (preferably working for myself) or working with a handful of
people like myself that are hard-working, action-oriented, competent and honest.
- Allows me to work with a boss (if I’m not the boss) whom I respect and can trust.
- Allows me to work with a boss that doesn’t micromanage, gives me freedom to take
initiative and even allows me to take some calculated risks with big potential payoffs.
- Is active, fast-paced, stimulating, challenging and has practical applications.
- Respects my need to do things my own way, make my own decisions and have a great
deal of control over my work.
- Makes use of my ability to see possibilities in situations and people.
- Rewards strength, drive, hard work, persistence and productive results.
- Makes use of my innate desire to tackle problems head on and uphold just causes.
- Involves real people and things, not abstract theories; where my efforts can be directed
towards producing a tangible product or service.
- Doesn’t require a lot of frustrating inefficiency or tedious detail work.