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Chapter 3: Team Brilliance—Building Capacity to Collaborate Gives You “Thrust”
When educators get together, the topic often turns to teams. Jennifer Abrams pinpoints the problem well: “We do not prepare our educators for the collaborative skills and mindset to be effective in teamwork. We give them a credential to teach students, but not how to talk to adults” (J. Abrams, personal communication, February 17, 2016).
Simon tells this story about his experience as new leader of a team:
When I first got promoted to Sales Director and New Business Development Director of Disney Institute, I thought that I was hot stuff. The reality was I was clueless. But I didn’t want anyone to know ...