Why are we here?  PresenTense’s Mission &  Role of PresenTense Staff With thanks to Netflix for the inspiration, in the ho...
Why are we here?  Our mission is to upgrade the Jewish Operating System How will we do it?   Grow Pioneers
Why this presentation now?  PresenTense is the leading young start-up in the Jewish World – with potential for huge growth...
How will we get it right? We will find pioneers through our Community We will provide vehicles and gatherings to inspire t...
<ul><li>We need excellent staff to provide the backbone in our organizing framework </li></ul><ul><li>We will be held acco...
This Leaves Us With a Question: What gives PresenTense the best chance of continuous success to help the Jewish People upg...
An organizational culture that attracts the best and pushes them to their limits We Think It Is:
What Attracts the Best? <ul><li>Exciting and brilliant coworkers </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for growth </li></ul><ul>...
The best employees embody: 1. Pioneering 2. Judgment 3. Communication 4. Impact  5. Innovation 6. Honesty 7. Modesty 8. Ro...
<ul><li>Pioneering ( חלוציות ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You strive to constantly be updated on the horizons of the field, and...
2.  Judgment ( שיקול דעת ) <ul><ul><li>You think strategically—putting tactical decisions in context—and can articulate wh...
3. Communication ( תקשורת ) <ul><ul><li>You take time to listen and then respond, and seek clarity calmly and with respect...
4. Impact ( מצליחנות ) <ul><ul><li>You accomplish amazing amounts of important work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You consist...
5. Innovation  ( יזמות ) <ul><ul><li>You develop and tests new ideas that are practical and extend impact </li></ul></ul><...
6. Honesty   ( כנות ) <ul><ul><li>You are known for candor and directness – especially about your own limits and strengths...
7. Modesty ( ענווה ) <ul><ul><li>You seek out what is best for PT, rather than best for yourself or your own group  </li><...
8. Rootedness   ( ערכיות ) <ul><ul><li>You use Jewish Values to inform decisions about action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Y...
9. Appreciation ( הכרת הטוב ) <ul><ul><li>You recognize, appreciate, and respect volunteers working in the organization </...
10. Catalyst   ( האצה ) <ul><ul><li>You inspire others with your thirst for excellence  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You car...
PresenTense Values in It’s Staff:  1. Pioneering 2. Judgment 3. Communication 4. Impact  5. Innovation 6. Honesty 7. Modes...
Above all:  PT employees are servants and emissaries of our community, providing opportunities and creating economies of m...
Why This Direction? The Jewish People has invested in PresenTense. In return, we will build the most effective and efficie...
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The Jewish People has invested in PresenTense. In return, we will build the most effective and efficient organization possible. Our People needs an new infrastructure. We cannot let them down.

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PresenTense Mission And What It Values In Employees HR Presentation

  1. 1. Why are we here? PresenTense’s Mission & Role of PresenTense Staff With thanks to Netflix for the inspiration, in the hope this would be seen as flattery
  2. 2. Why are we here? Our mission is to upgrade the Jewish Operating System How will we do it? Grow Pioneers
  3. 3. Why this presentation now? PresenTense is the leading young start-up in the Jewish World – with potential for huge growth. This is an exciting time – we want to get this right.
  4. 4. How will we get it right? We will find pioneers through our Community We will provide vehicles and gatherings to inspire their Creativity We will equip those risk-takers to become pioneers
  5. 5. <ul><li>We need excellent staff to provide the backbone in our organizing framework </li></ul><ul><li>We will be held accountable for creating opportunities for our chaverim (citizens) to generate new opportunities through pioneering ventures for themselves and their peers </li></ul><ul><li>Staff in the organization will be held to the highest standard so as to use those resources at their most effective and efficient. </li></ul>It Can’t Be Done without Staff
  6. 6. This Leaves Us With a Question: What gives PresenTense the best chance of continuous success to help the Jewish People upgrade its operations? Thank you Netflix
  7. 7. An organizational culture that attracts the best and pushes them to their limits We Think It Is:
  8. 8. What Attracts the Best? <ul><li>Exciting and brilliant coworkers </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for growth </li></ul><ul><li>Top tier compensation </li></ul>And we identify the ‘best’ by those who embody the following values
  9. 9. The best employees embody: 1. Pioneering 2. Judgment 3. Communication 4. Impact 5. Innovation 6. Honesty 7. Modesty 8. Rootedness 9. Appreciation 10. Catalyst
  10. 10. <ul><li>Pioneering ( חלוציות ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You strive to constantly be updated on the horizons of the field, and implement cutting edge tools to take advantage of opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are constantly learning from others who are leading their field </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your curiosity pushes you to try new things and new mixes to push forward their output and impact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You take smart risks in unfamiliar territory to further the mission and values of PT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You make smart decisions in uncertainty without agonizing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are tenacious, taking on complexity and challenges with the aim of solving them – and opening new paths for our People </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 2. Judgment ( שיקול דעת ) <ul><ul><li>You think strategically—putting tactical decisions in context—and can articulate what you are, and are not, trying to do. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You identify root causes, and move beyond treating symptoms   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You make wise decisions despite ambiguity, efficiently and justly allocating resources and determining outcomes in line with Group goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You judiciously use resources so as to extend the potential of the Group beyond what others might think are its limits. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You make sure to separate what must be done well now, and what can be set aside to be improved later  </li></ul></ul>Again, thank you Netflix
  12. 12. 3. Communication ( תקשורת ) <ul><ul><li>You take time to listen and then respond, and seek clarity calmly and with respect when met by an opposing or disparate opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You communicate clearly through to-the-point speech and writing  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You remain calm and professional in stressful situations  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You communicate regularly and seek to share information widely </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You track your inputs and outputs and makes them known to the community </li></ul></ul>Again, thank you Netflix
  13. 13. 4. Impact ( מצליחנות ) <ul><ul><li>You accomplish amazing amounts of important work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You consistently demonstrate strong performance so colleagues can rely upon you  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You focus on great results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You undertake even the most minute tasks out of the understanding of the potential impact on the collective </li></ul></ul>Again, thank you Netflix
  14. 14. 5. Innovation ( יזמות ) <ul><ul><li>You develop and tests new ideas that are practical and extend impact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You re-conceptualize issues to discover practical solutions to hard problems  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You challenge prevailing assumptions when warranted, and suggest better approaches  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You keep the Group nimble by minimizing complexity and finding time to simplify </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You contribute effectively outside of your area of specialty, providing different insight to existing challenges </li></ul></ul>Again, thank you Netflix
  15. 15. 6. Honesty ( כנות ) <ul><ul><li>You are known for candor and directness – especially about your own limits and strengths, and open when you disagree with courses of action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are non-political when disagreeing with others  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You only say things about fellow employees that you would say to their face  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are quick to admit mistakes, and to take responsibility for why they happened </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are transparent about your actions, metrics, budgets, and future plans </li></ul></ul>Again, thank you Netflix
  16. 16. 7. Modesty ( ענווה ) <ul><ul><li>You seek out what is best for PT, rather than best for yourself or your own group  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You search for the best ideas, even at the expense of your own ego </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You make time to help colleagues and grow the power of the network as a whole </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You share information openly and proactively </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You are modest, recognizing that PT employees are public servants and do not flaunt resources and tools made available to further their work for the Jewish People. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. 8. Rootedness ( ערכיות ) <ul><ul><li>You use Jewish Values to inform decisions about action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You engage with the wisdom of the Jewish People and seek to connect it to your work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You apply a Jewish frame to the work you do  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You remember at all times that you are to be judged in accordance to our values of social justice, and not the immediate return on investment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You question actions inconsistent with PT’s values and the social justice values of the Jewish People. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. 9. Appreciation ( הכרת הטוב ) <ul><ul><li>You recognize, appreciate, and respect volunteers working in the organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You develop ways for the community to contribute to the Jewish People and seeks to make volunteer work meaningful and actionable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You appreciate colleagues, the space in which you work, and the resources that are being devoted to our mission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You celebrate wins of other PT staff and community members </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. 10. Catalyst ( האצה ) <ul><ul><li>You inspire others with your thirst for excellence  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You care intensely about the success of the Jewish People – and PT’s role in serving our public to better the People. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You encourage people in the network to develop new innovations within PT's open source framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You seek to bring to rapid implementation of innovations undertaken by volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You work to enable volunteers to work effectively and make real contributions to PT </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. PresenTense Values in It’s Staff: 1. Pioneering 2. Judgment 3. Communication 4. Impact 5. Innovation 6. Honesty 7. Modesty 8. Rootedness 9. Appreciation (Hokarat Tov) 10. Catalyst
  21. 21. Above all: PT employees are servants and emissaries of our community, providing opportunities and creating economies of meaning that will be populated by our constituents and thereby energize the World as a whole through the Jewish People
  22. 22. Why This Direction? The Jewish People has invested in PresenTense. In return, we will build the most effective and efficient organization possible. Our People needs an new infrastructure. We cannot let them down.

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