How do we sustain lasting change?

Change management is a common phrase.  So is the adage, “Don’t keep doing something just because it’s the way we’ve always done it.”  So, let’s assume you are leading a group, school, district, or company through a change.  What steps do you take to sustain focus, and maintain the route to lasting change? 1. Initial

Organized Leadership: Who should be around the table?

When I interviewed for a newly-created position as the district curriculum director, the job description was five pages long. The last item said something to the effect of, “And anything else the superintendent assigns”. Ha! Uh, sure…  The only people who ever saw that description were the ones who were being interviewed, the interviewing committee,