If you have been to a training of mine or workshop at a conference you have heard me go on and on about Brene Brown. Her work is incredibly powerful and helps ground why we do this work. My challenge to you is to think hard about how you create the space to be vulnerable.
Vulnerability: Sounds like truth and looks like courage.
Two videos in a line with RJ principals. Ask yourself what do you believe and how are you making your students, children, and/or colleagues feel safe?
We should not fear others in the organization.
Is leadership about relationship? Yes, obviously. Well its isn’t always so clear to some people in charge. I would make the distinction between leaders and people in authority positions. Members who feel safe know that they won’t be sacrificed to safe the numbers, and in-fact trust that the leader will sacrifice themselves to save members. Members who feel safe PERFORM BETTER. This goes for children also. Teachers are leaders, parents are leaders.