Common pitfalls to avoid when crafting your vision
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- If your vision statement sounds great, but no one can remember it, is it really moving the work of your school forward?
- When you create a vision statement by committee, you end up with a vision statement that everyone had a part in making but no one fully supports in the whole.
- “Shared vision” doesn’t mean that everyone had input in creating it. Shared vision means that everyone embraces the vision and agrees to work toward achieving it.
- Be stubborn about your vision but flexible on the details.
- The more vague or open to interpretation your vision statement is, the less alignment you will have around your vision in your school.
I know I can sound like a broken record when it comes to talking about Vision statements, but the reason is very clear -- The right vision changes everything. The wrong vision changes nothing.
So, how can you ensure you have the right vision for your school?
On today’s episode, we’re covering some of the most common pitfalls leaders make when it comes to crafting their school vision statement and I share some counterintuitive advice on how you can be sure you create a vision that actually changes everything #LikeABuilder.
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