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Chapter 8: Learn the System
Learn the System
You don't learn to deal with ethical dilemmas by avoiding them.
If an idea is truly original, then expect resistance; indeed, welcome it as a measure of originality. Organizations are built for continuity, not creativity.
I wish somebody had told me what the heck all the acronyms meant in each county.
Imagine this: A new teacher walks into the lounge at lunchtime on the first day of school. She starts to unwrap her sandwich and notices an amused silence from the other teachers in the room. Before she has a chance to inquire into the obvious change in the energy in the room, a veteran teacher walks in, glares at her, and announces, “That has been my seat since I arrived ...