055: Vision: Why it matters which mountain you climb

In this episode, I use an analogy to explore the importance of cohesion and consistency when developing a strategy for your school. Many of the strategies you are presented with will have merit and potential but as the school leader, you must ensure that whatever strategy you choose to pursue has a clear vision, set of values and direction.  I also discuss how a confused and inconsistent approach to strategy can leave prospective parents feeling unsure of what your school's values and priorities are, meaning they are less likely to choose your school.The key message I share is the importance of togetherness, engaging your whole school community to decide which strategy to employ and how you want to implement it. This episode uses a storytelling technique to help cut through the jargon and help you visualise the purpose of a strategy.References and ResourcesFind out more about the Lucidity Accelerator ProgrammeCatch up on previous podcast episodes at www.consultjuliet.co.uk/podcast Download your copy of the free eBook ‘The Strategic Independent School Leader’ at www.consultjuliet.co.uk/ebook

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A podcast for leaders and fundraisers at independent schools, helping them strengthen their school’s income streams. Join Juliet Corbett and a host of inspirational guests for actionable tips and strategies covering everything from fundraising to fees, commercial ventures to international partnerships.How can private schools secure their future for generations to come amid turbulent times? How can they balance their long heritage with modern business acumen? Listen in for interviews and insights to find out.