In this exercise, you'll try to find one of the values of an interview subject, then verify and articulate it precisely..
This exercise assumes you already know what a value is, and have a basic understanding of how to articulate it, according to HS.
<aside> ☝ Try this first with interview subjects who are very patient. In your first VETs, it might take an hour of interviewing to get one good value from your subject. Once you've practiced, you can get it down to 10 minutes—more suitable for busy people.
Before your first VET:
Worksheets. Prepare a fresh worksheet for each interview. You'll collect the subject's words and phrases into three columns:
You'll need to ask your subject what they were doing, attending to, or appreciating, in their meaningful moment. You're looking for an attentional policy—a way of approaching things that they find rewarding that relates to a context in their life. (Full definition here.)
(See the worksheet for basic questions to ask.)