I have been contemplating about the POL cycle and the annual retreats I have been involved with over many years. There are several ongoing themes that are critical components of my understanding of leadership and what I have to bring to my organization and my inner life. I have had four different jobs in my school district since I began the program- that ground is critical.
I use the language of adaptive leadership in my work. It is an ongoing conversation with my colleagues, and helping us bring mind to the table. It is liberating to be able to let go of a lot of the outcomes that often get an organization into the ditch.... (more)