“Solve problems with people, not for them.”
-Dr. Rhonda Rhodes, National Distinguished Principal
Episode 3 of The Assistant Principal Podcast drops on Thursday!
Have you ever tried to lead someone who was great at one part of their job but bad at another part? In performance-based professions (sales, teaching, nursing), it’s common to find people who can execute well but are bad at paperwork and documentation.
In many cases, this is about M=V/E (motivation equals value divided by effort).
We may see the value of the paperwork and think it is easy to do (V/e).
However, if they don’t:
Let’s assume that your assessment of the value of the paperwork is correct (V).
If the problem is with v (1), then we could:
If the problem is E (2), then we can:
Let me know if you would like to explore any of these options in more depth.