Over the last decade an obvious international shift has been occurring whereby top executives have realised that in order to maintain a competitive advantage they must invest in recruiting and developing individuals who excel at creating cohesive teams out of people who possess diverse skills and experiences. The ethos behind the Waiheke High School Leadership Programmes is to develop young people of real character who possess the following qualities:
Confidence – a desire to be excellent, high sense of self worth, calm in the presence of pressure
Articulate – strong communicators, understand and possess emotional intelligence
Visionary – purpose-driven, energetic, outwardly service-focused
Integrity – illustrate fortitude, accountable
Loyal – present and valuable within the team, family and society.