"Leaders who know the 'skinny' move people to achieve amazing results in a culture of shared ownership. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The appeal of Motion Leadership in our global quest to improve learning is that it cuts to the core of what 21st-century leadership is all about."
—Avis Glaze, Former Chief Student Achievement Officer of Ontario
Founding CEO, Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat, Ontario, Canada
"Fresh, lively, succinct. Whether you are just starting out as a new leader or are experienced at leading change, this book is a great read. Motion Leadership will help you lead complex change."
—Steve Munby, Chief Executive
National College for Leadership of Schools and Children's Services, Nottingham, United Kingdom
"A great book—a classic Fullan. He gives us the skinny on how leaders can take aim at inertia and set large-scale change in motion. Motion Leadership follows rules of powerful simplicity and transparency. This book inspires and shows leaders how they can achieve even the most ambitious change goals. Readers will be compelled to take action from the first page on."
—Milbrey McLauglin, David Jacks Professor of Education and Public Policy
Create positive motion in your organization by becoming savvy about change!
Michael Fullan, working with effective change leaders, provides the skinny on motion leadership, or how to "move" individuals, institutions, and whole systems forward. Cycling from practice to theory and back again, this easy-to-read book offers examples from Fullan's global experience to help readers:
- Understand problems and work with change
- Mobilize peers to collaborate
- Specialize in capacity building
- Promote learning as the work of individuals and organizations
- Make progress and performance results transparent
- Earn trust by demonstrating integrity and competence
- Enable others to become motion leaders