Remember the six dimensions of organizations?
In an ideal organization, the people, structures, and resources are all aligned to the purpose.
Because the perfect organization doesn’t exist, there is always misalignment.
One primary responsibility of leadership is using change processes to increase alignment.
Here is part of the challenge:
The first step to getting better at growing people is to grow leaders’ abilities to build the structures and apply the skills for supporting professional growth.
Addressing this core issue is one of the primary goals of the daily email.
Be intentional today. Think about what you have learned about growing people. Focus on implementing one thing. Some possibilities (from April 6, 2022):
If you want to think more about this and you are an educational leader, stay tuned for this afternoon’s episode of The Assistant Principal Podcast in which I dig deeper into these issues.