Comprehensive Context: Understanding the historical perspective and the whole system one is working in, and the diversity of perspectives.
Consciousness: Living life with intention and high awareness as we enter each day and each situation.
Affirmation: Acknowledging and saying “yes” to our own and others’ lives, to what is happening in society, the world and our situation.
Transformation: The potential for positive change which exists in every person, group, situation and moment.
Transparency: Clear and open decision-making processes with mutual accountability, which build trust.
Responsibility: Constantly holding a tension between obligation and freedom to make decisions
Care and Compassion: Acknowledging that life is about concern for self and others, and there is energy and joy in acting it out.
Collaboration / Teamwork: Interdependent individual and team work which fosters meaningful engagement and commitment.
Courage: Taking risks and being on the leading edge on behalf of something larger than one’s self.