• Critical Self-Reflection: The process of becoming aware of one’s own perspectives, assumptions,
    and biases that inform how an individual makes meaning of experiences

  • Purpose: Discovering one’s “why” and fulfilling that calling through clear personal and
    vocational goals

  • Personal Values: Deepening one’s understanding of the personal values that guide behavior and
    motivate an individual to take action, and acting in alignment with those values

  • Leadership Foundations: Understanding theories about leadership, articulating a personal
    leadership style, and incorporating leadership knowledge and skills into organizational and
    co-curricular experiences

Personal actions

  • Personal Responsibility: Taking ownership of personal behaviors, and demonstrating a willingness
    and ability to initiate action
  • Change Management: Exercising adaptability, optimism, and the ability to respond productively
    to uncertainty
  • Receiving and Providing Feedback:
    • Developing strategies to offer critiques and advice
    • Valuing constructive feedback to develop individual capacities and effectiveness
  • Functioning Independently: Exercising independence and autonomy when completing tasks
  • Commitment: Demonstrating a dependable, trustworthy character and exercising persistence
    and commitment in the face of adversity

Learning and reasoning

  • Reflection and Application: Establishing a continuous commitment to learning, reflection,
    integration, and application
  • Innovation: Generating new ideas and solutions to address complex problems in an ever-evolving
  • Problem Solving: Understanding how to identify and examine a problem, develop and assess possible
    solutions, and select the most appropriate solution
  • Decision Making: Understanding the factors influencing a decision and incorporating multiple
    perspectives into the decision-making process
  • Critical Thinking:
    • Engaging in rigorous critique with an open mind
    • Analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating information, systems, assumptions, and points of view