School Leadership Reimagined - Whoever Controls Your Narrative Controls Your Culture

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Whoever Controls Your Narrative Controls Your Culture

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
  • Whoever controls your narrative controls your culture. That means that if your culture is toxic (or you’re worried that it might be turning toxic) it’s because someone else is in control of your narrative. Change your cultural narrative and you change your culture.
  • There are three secrets you can use to change your cultural narrative. If you consistently practice these secrets, you can take control over your cultural narrative and heal your school culture.

Welcome back to Season 4 of the podcast. This season, we're tackling some of your biggest challenges using what we call "Mindsteps-isms." These are the exact things we use to help our Builder's Lab alum and our private clients solve their biggest challenges once and for all. 

On today's episode, we're tackling challenges around culture. Maybe you're dealing with a toxic culture. Maybe you have a pretty good culture, but you're noticing a few pockets of toxicity that threaten it. Or maybe you have a great culture and you want to keep it that way. Well, there's a little-known but powerful secret to building a healthy culture and it's this: Whoever controls your narrative controls your culture. So, in today's episode, discover 3 secrets you can use to maintain or regain control over your cultural narrative #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.
  • Why your cultural narrative is critical to shaping your culture.
  • How you can lose control over your cultural narrative.
  • Why you actually want to sound like a broken record when it comes to your core values, mission, and vision.
  • How your own behavior may be telling a story of its own.
  • How your school environment shapes your cultural narrative.
  • How a simple shift in language can neutralize competing narratives and make sure that your narrative becomes the reining narrative in your school.
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