GENERATIVE RELATIONSHIPS

GENERATIVE

RELATIONSHIPS

Building relationships that generate new ideas and shared successes

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CREATE PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY

CREATE

PSYCHOLOGICAL

SAFETY

How do I create conditions for others to take risks?

LEARN

Research at Google "reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter"

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A TED talk from Amy Edmondson about why psychological safety matters for teams to function optimally

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PRACTICE

Use this protocol from School Reform Initiative to explore the relationship between comfort, risk, danger and learning

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FOSTER SENSE OF BELONGING

FOSTER

SENSE OF

BELONGING

How do I cultivate a vibrant culture of connectedness?

LEARN

An interview with University of Chicago researcher John Cacioppo on his 20 year study of loneliness

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A LinkedIn blog by Maxwell Huppert gives insight into what employees report as the most valuable factor to their sense of belonging 

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PRACTICE

Use this process to establish a shared school identity that celebrates history and aspires to a future state, from the National School Reform Faculty

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Practical advice for fostering a sense of belonging, by Thrive Global

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EXPLORE MOTIVATION OF OTHERS

EXPLORE

MOTIVATION

OF OTHERS

How do I understand what drives others behaviors?

LEARN

Animated video outlining research from Daniel Pink's bestseller, Drive

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Research shows that what your team believes about its collective capabilities can make a big difference for students, as described in this article in Education Leadership

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PRACTICE

Take these steps to better understand your and your team's motivations, from The Glass Hammer

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How competing commitments get in the way of growth, from Harvard Business Review

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ACTIVATE

ACTIVATE

  • Initiate conversations that develop your vocabulary and working knowledge of Generative Relationships.
  • Evaluate your own strength. Look and ask for feedback as you model Generative Relationships.
  • Tackle a challenge in your school or district that gives you the opportunity to apply your skills in building Generative Relationships. Facilitate experiences that allow your team to apply these skills too.
  • Make your growth explicit by reflecting metacognitively on your practice.
  • Curate a community of practice that engages trusted others in the process of sharing goals and feedback around Generative Relationships.

EXTEND

EXTEND

Use this tool, developed by Amy Edmondson, to assess levels of psychological safety on a team.

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Author Charles Vogl lays out principles and tools for growing communities that foster a strong sense of belonging.

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Written by Harvard psychologists Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey, this book provides guidance for finding your own answers to questions about the gap between what you intend and what you actually accomplish.

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Explore GLISI's services for teachers, school leaders, and central office leaders and contact us to learn more about how we can explicitly support your and your team's SEL growth.

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