103: Empowering Teams to Take Initiative

Andrew Menke, Headmaster — New Hampton School

Andrew Menke, Headmaster — New Hampton School

Lasting change comes in two parts. First, you have to have a clear vision of where you'd like to go, with a leadership team aligned behind a mission, and a strategy to get there. Second, you have to build a culture that not only encourages, but inspires individuals to take action in support of your strategy each and every day. It is from incremental daily action that sweeping institutional change emerges. How do you lead from behind and mentor others to step forward? This week, Howard Teibel and Andrew Menke discuss strategies behind empowering teams to take initiative.

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