How can we possibly understand what someone needs if we do not know them?
I am just beginning to embark on a new project to support schools in creating School Narratives to tell the story of learning and improvement and I am struck, once again, by the need for relationship to drive any type of learning and improvement.
We need to find the soul of our data and that soul is always found in the stories of those we serve.
We need to stop acting from what we think we know and listen to those we serve, to find what is truly needed.
They felt that the culture allowed them to be innovative, take risks, learn from one another and be truer to themselves.
The main character, Rodney Copperbottom, is born to be an inventor. He creates numerous inventions but it is only when he looks at his father, lying exhausted in a chair at the end of a hard day of work that he comes up with his best invention.
Invention is the creation of something whereas innovation is about improving something — be it a process, a product, or service.
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