Vermontivate's Core Principles ~ or ~
It's not whether you win or lose, but how you play and run the game!
The design and delivery of Vermontivate! is overflowing with respect for our players and their:
- Time - One of the most precious global resources
- Intelligence - They've got it. We get it.
- Experience - The source of understanding.
- Context - Unique and relevant.
- Potential - Every single person can make a big difference.
We also have profound respect for the challenges of climate change and the realities of building sustainable systems:
- Challenge - There are no quick fixes
- Complexity - There are no silver bullets
- Uncertainty - Only change is guaranteed
This We Believe
- We believe that play is productive.
- We believe in rewarding effort and valuing diversity of individuals and groups.
- We believe that providing a positive emotional experience with sustainability is the critical ingredient to drive near and long term global prosperity.
- We believe in emotional and spiritual prosperity as well as meeting peoples' physical needs with an abundance of dignity.
- We believe in respecting the boundaries and limits of the natural systems which sustain life on this planet.