“Hi, my name is Laura and I’m a recovering Super Chicken…”
“Hi Laura…” the room of ordinary chickens respond acceptingly…
(Trust me, it all makes sense within a minute or so of watching the video!)
Huffernan suggests, “For years, we’ve thought that leaders were heroic soloists who were expected, all by themselves, to solve complex problems. Now, we need to redefine leadership as an activity in which conditions are created in which everyone can do their most courageous thinking together.”
I’d even go so far as to say that this isn’t just about leadership, but about teaching and learning as well, with both staff and students. We are better when we learn with each other, from each other, supported by each other.