Now I should be doing a SMACC Back on Roger Harris’ talk on the Right Heart as he surely cast a gauntlet in my path, but that would probably just encourage him : ). Instead, lets talk about…
Simon Carley on Educational Leadership and Subversion
This SMACC-Back deals with Simon Carley’s lecture from SMACC 2013. If you haven’t seen it yet, watch now–it is incredibly good:
The line that resonated with me was,
The first principle of Leadership is Excellence. The most important thing for an educational leader is that they are clinically credible. “Those that can’t do–teach,” is crap in medicine.
So utterly true!
Tangentially, one of my colleagues recommended a book to me entitled, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.
Wow, what a horribly misguided tome. To hear why I think this, listen to the wee.
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