Imposing small, energy-efficient cars on the North American market. Fiat
Other dreams Elevating taste in beer Environmental sustainability Making products that cannot be used for war A Premier club for a Premier community Poverty is no excuse for failure Becoming a leading knowledge economy Becoming a developed country in one generation Knowing who you are
From a series of “small tin sheds” to a global economic leader in a single generation.
Almost 500 projects over 6 years: $14k per project 2-4 teacher average Professional Learning Communities Differentiated Instruction Technology Literacy
2. CREATIVITY & COUNTER-FLOW 2. CREATIVITY & COUNTER-FLOW 1. Where are opportunities others have missed? 2. How can you move towards resistance? 3. How can your greatest weaknesses become your biggest triumphs? 4. When you should you change something that is already succeeding? 5. What does it mean to innovate in a disciplined way?
Sustainable Growth Refuse venture capital Don’t spend too much too soon Don’t grow too fast Don’t bet the ranch Steady growth, later spikes; not stellar growth, early spikes
SIX UPLIFTING FORCES SIX UPLIFTING FORCES 1. Dreaming with Determination 2. Creativity and Counterflow 3. Collaborating and competing 4. Pushing and pulling 5. Measuring with meaning 6. Sustainable growth
Four Areas to Invest Build Social Capital Leadership First Schools work with Schools Collective Responsibility before Accountability