Importance of spirituality in the workplace

In order to lead a group or organization, it is important to know what is in turn important to your audience. Spiritual values and associated ethics and morals and behaviors are critically important to observe, understand and respect if you want to successfully influence your crew and other stakeholders in your group. Conversely, lack of "spiritual understanding" could lead to deep rooted conflict and often  associated maladaptive stress.

Core values at a glance

There are many deep core values which tend to show up within and outside of religions and other spiritual systems. Here are some recurrent themes to think about.
  • Hope
  • Faith
  • Gratitude
  • Forgiveness
  • Caring
  • Empathy
  • Tolerance
  • Love
  • Social Support
  • Trust

Related behaviors, ethics and morals

While morals may be considered to be codes of behavior, ethics may be considered to be the application of innate values in which human truly believe.
  • Dietary habits and restrictions
  • Dress codes
  • Religious observances
  • Gender considerations
  • Art, music and dance
  • Martial arts
  • Fitness practices
  • Lots more