To work on solutions for difficult challenges, to do things never done before, and to do things that other people think are impossible or crazy.
2. Continual learning and openness to new ideas
Including encouragement to experiment and fail, learn from those failures, and continue experimenting.
3. Pursuit of excellence
In all that we do, for our team, partners, and community.
4. Celebrate diversity and equality
We will collectively enable the superbloom (or superblooms) of opportunity when people have equal access to the supports and opportunities that help them thrive, regardless of gender, nationality, geography, ethnicity, religious affiliation, socioeconomic upbringing, physical abilities, or other aspects. We celebrate diversity and think it strengthens us, both within the Bloom team, the broader Bloom community, and the communities and world we live in.
5. Pursuit of balance and well-being
Including self-care, wellbeing, and personal growth of our team.
6. Kindness, joy, respect, fun
… and the occasional “weirdness”. (May include dancing, poetry, water-colors, and other kinds of expression.)
7. Embracing both the abilities of people and the abilities of technology
Leveraging NI (natural intelligence) and AI (artificial intelligence), to help people around the world, especially in the most difficult situations, in the most difficult places.
8. Ecosystem and community focused
Appreciating that personal growth of individuals along with organizational and community growth all happen best within a positive and collaborative ecosystem of carers, peers, coaches, supporters, and enablers.
Embracing remote work and distributed teams so we can collaborate with the best people worldwide, wherever they are, while supporting programs, communities and people worldwide, wherever they are.
10. Leveraging global best practices and research
On personal growth, organizational development, and economic development, and then pushing beyond those limits to do our own research, develop our own methods, and build new tools, to then share them with the world.
11. Impact focused
Bloom is working to maximize impact through our programs, methodology, and platform by training and supporting social entrepreneurs worldwide. We support initiatives across SDG areas and other challenges, but we are particularly interested in specific impact areas.