ILS – Statement of Values

Authentic Leadership:

  • We act with integrity. We will not cut corners on ethics to succeed.
  • We manage our character, not our reputation.
  • We remain committed to authentic growth of our organization and ourselves. Because of this we do not shy away from benevolent confrontation.
  • We utilize research based practices.

Team-first:

  • We always put the team’s success before our own success. This does not mean we ignore our own needs, but we think of what is best for the team first.
  • We do not seek personal attention.
  • We do not compete with each other. We value selfless support of team members.
  • Each of us will strive to behave in a fashion that engenders the trust and respect of our teammates.

Passion:

  • We do this work because it is our calling, not our job.
  • We constantly push ourselves and each other to be the best that we can be.
  • We embrace the discomfort that results in growth.
  • We constantly strive to fulfill our dreams and the dreams of our clients.
  • We are constantly striving to learn and improve because of this we embrace the mistakes that are a necessary part of growth and development.
  • We are scrappy. We are happy to do the mundane tasks necessary to provide excellent service to our customers.

Balance:

  • We believe that a great life consists of a balance between our clients, our families, our communities, and ourselves.
  • We are committed to being healthy in mind, body and soul.
  • We are committed to supporting the world community, not just our clients. Therefore, we will donate and raise money to support those communities.

Reliability:

  • Our word is our bond.
  • We always do what we say we will do for our clients, our vendors and our team mates.
  • We show up early, we leave late, and we do more than is asked of us. Every time.

Love:

  • We believe that the most powerful force for change in the world is love.
  • We also believe that the love we share for each other and our clients will be our most lasting legacy on earth.
  • We believe that it takes tremendous courage to share this love with each other and our clients.
  • This willingness to have the courage to love is our greatest competitive advantage.