Sacred skills.

We leverage unique combinations of skills and tools at various moments of turning our soul’s purpose into a sacred venture. Below, you will find the skills listed as they pertain to each of the Four Movements. We invite you to pull from this list when building your own sacred ventures. Don’t forget to let us know what we missed!

Humanity

Self-Awareness
Understands who they are, what’s important to them, and how they invest their time.

Empathy
Actively cultivates sensitivity to other’s feelings.

Compassion
Recognizes when a person is suffering and takes action to provide support.

Vulnerability
Openly shares their feelings with peers and instructors to support the strengthening of social bonds and building of trust.

Listening
Practices active and deep listening in personal and professional environments.

Adaptability
Open, willing, and able to change directions.

Resilience
Natural motivation leads to their ability to bounce back from failures and missteps.

Community

Relationship Building
Comfortable initiating and participating in one-on-one conversations with new people and existing peers.

Organizational Culture
Self-organized a team with their peers and intentionally defined the cultural elements of the organization.

Social Diversity
Evaluates existing team differences in backgrounds/beliefs and works with team to define specific ways to include more diverse perspectives.

Distributed Teamwork
Well-practiced in collaborating with team members across a range of continents, time zones, and backgrounds.

Digital Fluency
Highly literate in technology, quickly adopts new tools, and able to source digital solutions based on current challenges.

Virtual Meetings
Collaborates with team members to organize meeting times, schedule calendar invites, and facilitate virtual meetings.

Internet Collaboration
Participate in synchronous/asynchronous team collaboration so all team members participate in projects based on time zone availability.

Innovation

Ethnographic Research
Immersed into a community to build relationships, gain a deeper understanding of the people, and begin to identify unmet needs.

Complex Problem Solving
Independently navigated an ambiguous problem space to conduct a range of research methods in pursuit of a research question / problem statement.

Social Venture Prototyping
Analyzed research findings to uncover insights into opportunities to launch a venture that makes an impact on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

CSS / HTML / WordPress
Modified existing HTML and CSS. Wrote new CSS from scratch using a live CSS editor on WordPress.

Impact

Allyship
Actively seeks out and builds relationships with marginalized people with the intention of including their voice in the main conversation.

Cross-Sector Partnerships
Develops strategic relationships with collaborators across the social systems in order to maximize and sustain a collective impact on specific social and environmental problems.

Social Diversity II
Values and embraces diversity in the workplace including gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and age. Leveraging social and cultural differences to redefine social norms and generate new ideas. Using professionalism and interpersonal skills to establish rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups.

Sacred Venture (SV) is a social enterprise that builds social enterprises, collectives of social enterprises, and facilitate community conversations spacious enough to hold all perspectives.

We do this in Canada, USA, Costa Rica, and more soon. For questions, please contact support@sacredventure.com