Nobody Cares About Your Why
Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
- We all understand how important it is to start with the why, but what we often get wrong is that we think it means to start with OUR why. Nobody cares about your why.
- Often, the thing driving teacher overwhelm and burn out is located firmly inside of their why. If you don’t take time to dig for their why and instead simply try to solve their external problems, your efforts are doomed for failure.
- When you take time to understand your teachers’ why, you can not only help them buy into your vision, you can find creative and lasting ways to help them deal with overwhelm and burn out.
By now, we've all heard the expression "Start with why." Unfortunately, many leaders have taken that to mean they should start with THEIR why. But, nobody really cares about YOUR why; they care about THEIR why.
This is why so many teachers are burned out and overwhelmed despite your best efforts to support them. And, it's why so many teachers seem less than enthusiastic about your plans.
The good news is that there is a simple fix. That’s why this week, we’re revisiting episode 81 where you’ll discover how you start with WHY #LikeABuilder.
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