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A very Values in Action thing to do

At the start of All in a Week's Work, my colleague received the sad news that a close friend had died.  

That afternoon we all got together and had a cup of tea, chatted about her friend and gave her an opportunity to tell us how much she valued that friendship and tell funny stories about her.  We gave her some flowers and cake.       

Our colleague said it was a very Values in Action thing to do and she was so pleased that we had taken the time to sit with her without any overt planning – it was because we wanted to tell her how much we care by doing a simple thing