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20. Psychological Safety

Psychological SafetyEP 20Leading complex improvement requires learning, making mistakes, offering alternative perspectives and asking when we aren’t sure about the next steps. To enable this, we need a safe platform for interpersonal risk-taking. In this episode,...

4D Framework .3

The 4D Framework In our fast-paced and demanding work environments, it's not uncommon to feel overloaded and overwhelmed. As a coach working with school and system leaders, I often encounter individuals who are on the wrong side of a lot of good work. In such...

4D Framework .2

TOP TAKEAWAYS Figure out what isn't essential - let it go Put the rest into a simple list of small steps Delegate anything you can Do the list, one at a time The 4D Framework In our fast-paced and demanding work environments, it's not uncommon to feel overloaded and...

4D Framework

The 4D Framework In our fast-paced and demanding work environments, it's not uncommon to feel overloaded and overwhelmed. As a coach working with school and system leaders, I often encounter individuals who are on the wrong side of a lot of good work. In such...

19. Team Health

Team HealthEP 19It’s time to move beyond the notion of heroic educational leadership. Improvement is a team sport, and leaders need to purposefully team the teams they are in. In this episode, Simon shares his concept of Team Health. He explains what it is, why it...

18. Running Retrospectives

Running RetrospectivesEP 18In this episode, Simon shares one of his favourite tools for helping teams reflect, learn and adapt: The Retrospective. This simple routine involves teams systematically working through a series of questions at the end of an improvement...

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