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Trying to figure out what makes someone tick

Questions to make sense of someone’s values

Beyond admiration and trustworthiness, when working with other people, it helps to have values aligned.

Someone’s actual values are what makes people tick. The main challenge when trying to infer them is to go beyond both the superficialities (i.e. all the talking people have rehearsed beforehand).

I posit that actual values can be inferred by figuring out: whom you look up to, how your non-working time is allocated, and how your major life decisions were carried out.

Here are the exact questions I use to learn about them:


Here’s the best technique I am aware of to detect bullshitters:

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