And so, our 50th year hath begun. Maybe a good time to clarify who we are, what we believe, and how we act. Here goes…
Exist to help parents help kids develop the inner leadership they need to discover their unique potential.
Believe that “every individual is gifted with a unique potential that defines a destiny.” – Joseph Gauld, 1966
Strive as individuals to honor 5 words of character:
Courage – I learn the most about myself through challenge and taking risks.
Integrity – Conscience is my guide to uncovering my unique potential.
Leadership – I ask the best of myself and others.
Curiosity – I am responsible for my own learning.
Concern – A challenging and supportive community helps develop my character.
Help each other embody 5 principles:
Destiny – Each of us is gifted with a unique potential.
Humility – We believe in a power and purpose beyond ourselves.
Conscience – We attain our best through character and conscience.
Truth – Truth is our primary guide.
Other’s Keeper – We help each other achieve our best.
Support families through 10 Priorities:
1. – Truth over Harmony
2. – Principles over Rules
3. – Attitude over Aptitude
4. – Set High Expectations, Let Go of Outcomes
5. – Value Success & Failure
6. – Allow Obstacles to Become Opportunities
7. – Take Hold & Let Go
8. – Create a Character Culture
9. – Humility to Ask for and Accept Help
10. – Inspiration: Job #1
Onward, Malcolm Gauld