Change is a constant in field of education. The ability to plan strategically is critical if one is going to be competitive and contemporary in today’s environment. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing education landscape. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.
Ask a question from your peers to help you in your professional work. Seek different points of view on a topic that interests you. Start a thought-provoking conversation about a hot, current topic. Encourage your peers to join you in the discussion, and feel free to facilitate the discussion. As a community of educators, all members of the Career Ed Lounge are empowered to act as a discussion facilitator to help us all learn from each other.
What are the critical metrics that indicate our progress toward strategic goals?How regularly do we review and adjust our KPIs based on performance?
What are some ways you are staying adaptive and flexible in your plans?
Look to develop new methods to encourage innovated thinking.
It is not enough to survive putting out fires; the goal is to thrive (minimize firefighting) and stay ahead of the game.
Use multifaceted approach to spark creativity.
Consider the type of problem that needs to be solved when devising the plan for resolution.
Take multi-faceted approach to problem solve.
As showcased on the training course, a sound strategy fosters significant structural change, a shift in the way organizations do business. Are you ready to navigate resistance and completely implement a new strategic mindset?
I have question that may spark some great conversation:
Imagine it's 5 years from now. What are your competitors enving the most about your company? Would love to hear your feedback.
One of the questions in the final quiz was related to data gathering and analysis. How wide should I cast the net for data analysis? Should I consider other units or departments in gathering and analyzing data?
Career Ed Lounge is embedded in over eighty professional development portals serving the career and technical education community. Performance Groups in the Lounge are integrated with related learning opportunities offered on these portals. With a few exceptions, Performance Groups are also publicly available to any member of the Lounge to maximize peer-to-peer learning and performance outcomes.