An Education Rescue Kit

An Education Rescue Kit

Figuring out how to educate youth during a pandemic is a complicated mess. Anyone recently thrust into the role as a homeschooler or is a teacher managing their own children’s needs in addition to their classroom is acutely and painfully aware. Today, I’m...

Schools and Strategy – Playing to Win

When I first started thinking about the strategy of schools, I was reading A.G. Lafley’s Playing to Win. I hadn’t really thought of a school district as needing to win per se. I thought schools were on a mission for equity and touted that “everyone is a winner and...
Change Your World

Change Your World

Want to change the world? I have some bad news. It’s a lot of work!  It’s also a lot of listening and loads of grace and patience with your change partners. If you are changing even those smallest parts of your world, there’s a good chance you are embarking on new...
Change Strategy, The First Step

Change Strategy, The First Step

It’s been a week since my last blog post and the world is still managing lots of change brought about by the pandemic. Organizations with rigid, less agile models are now finding that they can, in fact, be flexible when given no choice. And that my friends, brings us...
Clueless

Clueless

Clueless… …it’s how I felt in high school. And I’ll bet you did too. The swirling hormones, roller coaster mood swings, excitement, friends-related drama. The frequent inability to focus. And somewhere, in the background, the constant pressure of looming tests and...