How to Avoid Unintentionally Sabotaging Your Shared Leadership Teams

So, if you are forming shared leadership teams for your initiative, you clearly want to reap the benefits that come from them: increased buy-in, soliciting stakeholder voice and choice, designing and planning strengthened by the power of multiple perspectives. And, if you are the one putting the leadership teams together, then you’re already a leader … More How to Avoid Unintentionally Sabotaging Your Shared Leadership Teams

Shared Leadership Teams: What They Are and Aren’t

Schools already have lots of groups that they call leadership teams. But many of them are not what I would refer to as “shared leadership teams,” not in the sense we were talking about in the previous post. I would probably call them “management teams.” Schools frequently have teams that are used to help share information … More Shared Leadership Teams: What They Are and Aren’t

Shared Leadership Teams: The Power of Diverse Perspectives

If many hands make light work, many minds make smart work. Bette Manchester taught me long ago, at the beginning of MLTI, not only that leadership was everything, but that shared leadership teams performed better for an initiative than single leaders did. Years later, I worked for a small, private, educational development organization. We created … More Shared Leadership Teams: The Power of Diverse Perspectives