Monthly Archives: June 2015

Choices and letting go

Over the past few days I have been sitting with a decision between multiple choices. I won’t disclose the specifics of the decision, because they are not relevant for this reflection, except to say that the choice I make will … Continue reading

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The questionable value of a performance rating

We are in the midst of the end of year performance review process at my organization.   I am sure many of you can imagine what we are going through: we write self-reviews assessing how we think we did over the … Continue reading

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Step one: appreciate the chaos

Step two: wait to see what emerges next… Most of my life I have spent energy trying to bring order to chaos. Doing things like recoding data to make it cleaner, trying to implement data governance to improve the data … Continue reading

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Feedback loops at multiple levels create potential for a dynamic, adaptive educational system

I recently had a chance to learn more about an undertaking that is creating feedback loops at multiple levels, creating the potential for change in a system that is currently pretty stable but which many people think needs to change.  … Continue reading

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