Monday, September 13, 2010

This Is Broken - Why?

The video below features Seth Godin giving a presentation called This Is Broken. In his talk Seth explains the seven reasons why things, businesses, organizations can be broken. Identifying what is broken then understanding why it's broken are the first steps in improving an organization.

Seth Godin at Gel 2006 from Gel Conference on Vimeo.

This video appeared on the TED Blog over the weekend.

Applications for Education
What's broken in your school or school district? Can the people leading identify why those things are broken?
I watched the video this morning and wondered if the people pushing school reforms on the state and national level truly understand the causes of the things they perceive as broken.

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What Matters Now, By Seth Godin and Friends
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