The Future is Inclusive

LEADERSHIP BEST PRACTICES

Cultivating Self-Growth

Definition: Our leaders identify opportunities for growth and commit to them. We take time to reflect on our actions and impact, with an eye toward curiosity, humility, and self-care. We understand that the mission and business are stronger when we engage in our own evolution.

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  • Skills:
    Practice self-reflection, vulnerability, and learning

    Model self-care and wellbeing

    Explore how you handle conflict

    Learn with your team

VALUE: WE TRY & WE LEARN

Investing in Our People

Definition: Our leaders nourish and support their teams as they navigate challenges connected to Planned Parenthood’s bold mission. We make our people feel seen, heard, and appreciated. We ensure people enjoy the benefits of feedback, coaching, and learning opportunities.

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  • Skills:

    Create a culture of learning

    Give and receive feedback

    Hold each other accountable

    Convey care and appreciation for others

VALUE: WE TEND TO THE TEAM

Leading with Empathy

Definition: Our leaders respect the journeys of others by listening deeply, being present, and sharing information generously and appropriately. We value the full spectrum of opinions and honor different backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that privilege and oppression affect our teams and communities. We put stakeholders at the center of decisions that may affect them.

  • Skills:

    Listen and engage thoughtfully

    Be kind

    Create an environment that engages all identities and experiences

VALUE: WE RESPECT AND HONOR ALL PEOPLE

Championing Equity and Access

Definition: Our leaders embrace equity in all facets of our work in order to propel the organization upward. We strive to provide inclusive, stigma-free healthcare and education for our patients and communities. We engage in equity-focused advocacy and listen to and partner with reproductive, racial, and social justice movements. We practice cultural humility and seek to combat all forms of oppression, including white supremacy and misogyny.

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  • Skills:

    Work equitably

    Invest in equity

    Engage in intentional external partnerships

    Always be learning

VALUE: WE RETURN TO OUR MISSION

Charting a Path

Definition: Our leaders provide a compelling, logical, and clear path forward in the best interest of the organization and our stakeholders. We are ambitious in our vision, we find teachable moments, and we unite multiple backgrounds and build on different skill sets to create ways forward for our organization.

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  • Skills:

    Create a compelling, logical, and clear path forward

    Communicate the path forward

    Walk the path with agility and learning

VALUE: WE JUMP IN

Stewarding Our Business

Definition: Our leaders seek the knowledge necessary to grow and maintain a thriving business. We are data-driven, financially adept, transparent, and operationally excellent. We continuously improve and adapt, and don’t shy away from hard conversations or decisions in order to best deliver on our promises to employees, patients, and stakeholders.

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  • Skills:

    Make the business as transparent as possible

    Break down silos

    Foster business stewardship

VALUE: WE CARE FOR OUR BUSINESS

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