Integrity – Characteristics supporting service to others. These include Humility requiring self-awareness to respect views of others, and consciousness of one’s own Limitations to enable collaboration, transparent communication and to build Trust.
Passion – Excitement about ideas and plans. Being Passionate is to exude enthusiasm, to listen well and to be involved in willing service to others. Passion is also the root for being Compassionate, extending mercy to others regardless of circumstance and being both slow to speak or to offer unsolicited advice.
Bias For Action – A state of mind determined to influence the state of our world. The combination of Character and Passion leave no doubt about what to do regardless of circumstance; Decisiveness follows. Perseverance results, as the sum of Confidence, Self-Assurance and Decisiveness.
Pioneering Spirit – Visualizing what lies beyond the present. The ability to imagine possibilities is Vision, the basic requirement to be an Innovator. Innovators question the status quo and welcome integration of new ideas.