School Leadership Reimagined - Makeover Show: The Core Values Edition

EPISODE 55

Makeover Show: The Core Values Edition 

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
  • The purpose of your core values is to define how we all need to behave if we are going to achieve our ambitious vision and live out our mission for students each day. If your core values don’t make that clear, they are not serving you.
  • Some core values are too broad, others are too punitive, and others are too much. But, there are a few simple tweaks you can make to take your vague core values and make them VERY powerful. 
  • ​Done right, your core values can literally heal and reshape your school culture.

If you're working on developing real core values for your school, then you need to listen to today's episode!

Discover 3 of the biggest mistakes people make when creating school core values and learn how some very simple tweaks can take your core values from "meh" to "yeah!"

When you're done, you'll be able to make over your own core values #LikeABuilder.

Check out these highlights:

  • The 2020 dates for Builders’ Lab have been released! Go to www.mindstepsinc.com/builders-lab to get your tickets.  
  • The 3 reasons why most core values statements fail.   
  • ​Why core values slogans sound great but rarely work.
  • How to take a core value that is too broad and make it more specific and more powerful.  
  • How teachers can “weaponize” your core values if you’re not careful.  
  • How to turn a punitive core value into something more positive and useful.  
  • Why “drama -free work environment” doesn’t work for everyone.  
  • The “camel” of core values and why it’s so dangerous.  
  • ​Why trying to please everyone in creating your core values can actually back-fire.
  • How to take a “camel” core value and turn it into a “racehorse.”  
  • The real test to determine whether or not your core values serve you.  
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