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VALUES

Community

IF I TRULY VALUE COMMUNITY, I WILL ACTIVELY CREATE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PARTNERS AND WITH OUR INVESTEES

  • Take time to develop meaningful connections

  • Increase impact by leveraging skills, networks, and dollars through SVP

  • Celebrate success

Trust

IF I AM TRULY TRUSTWORTHY, I WILL BE SOMEONE THAT CAN BE RELIED UPON TO RESPECT THE INTERESTS OF OTHERS

  • First, seek to understand 

  • Encourage and accept differences of opinion

  • When issues arise, address early, directly and with tact

  • Be sensitive to the dynamics of power relationships 

Excellence

IF I TRULY VALUE EXCELLENCE, I WILL ACT WITH INTEGRITY, RESPECT AND PRODUCT HIGH QUALITY WORK

  • Inspire myself and others to stretch

  • Leave things better than when I started

  • Encourage organizations to operate with high standards

Continuous Learning

IF I TRULY VALUE CONTINUOUS LEARNING, I WILL SEEK INCREASED KNOWLEDGE TO HAVE GREATER IMPACT FOR PARTNERS AND THE COMMUNITY

  • Invite the development of innovative ideas

  • Take informed risks

  • Share what I learn to increase group knowledge

  • Learn by doing, do to learn

Personal Accountability

IF I TRULY VALUE PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY, I WILL BACK UP MY WORDS WITH ACTION

  • Step up and take on responsibility

  • Offer my time and finish where I start

  • Be a protector of SVP's reputation and values