MVP: Relationships are critical because they help us to better serve others
In yesterday’s episode of The Assistant Principal Podcast, I explored how we can be better at supporting the growth of veteran teachers. Briefly…
This builds directly on yesterday’s assertion that the heart of relationships at work is understanding how work and home intersect and overlap in people’s lives.
The podcast illustrates why relationships are so important: without strong relationships, it is much harder to support people and to help them grow.
Here’s the big aha: Relationships are critical because they help us to better serve others. It isn’t about growing our influence over someone. The relationship helps us understand and make better choices about how we care for those whom we oversee and serve.
Today’s intention: Think of someone who you know needs to grow. What do you know about them that helps you understand how and in which direction they want to grow themselves?