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Nuance: Why Some Leaders Succeed and Others Fail

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Break the cycle of surface-level change and failure
How do leaders become clearer as complexity increases? We live in a world where decisions require judgment, getting people on board, drawing on local knowledge, ingenuity, and commitment. As leaders, how do you get beneath surface-level change to tackle complex challenges with depth and clarity. Nuance is the answer.
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 10th 2018 by Corwin Publishers
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Stacy
Jul 05, 2019 rated it liked it
Sometimes it feels like Fullan is more interested in churning out books than in providing substance. There's good stuff in here... really good stuff... but you have to dig to find it.

He loses his way about 2/3rds of the way into the book, but he finds it again by the end. Either he didn't articulate the connections well enough, or he gets lost on his soap box for a bit. I'm not sure which.

Having said all that, there are some "leaders" I know who I really wish would read this book. The biggest
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Osborneinri
Jul 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
I put this down for a couple of weeks but was glad I came back to it. The back half was particularly good, useful, and timely. Lots for me to think about as we look at inequities in public education and what can and ought to be done to ensure that all kids learn deeply.
Dave Moyer
May 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another solid offering by Fullan. Some repetitive themes for those of us who have followed for a while, but in a contemporary context, and relevant as ever.
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Michael Fullan books are always worth a read. This book has been selected as a BCPVPA professional book club book for the 2019-2020 school year.
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