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Be a Good Beginner

Published: 2018-06-29

Published: 2017

Author: John McCann

As leaders, there is an ongoing tension between the need to create certainty and exacting processes while also allowing for imagination, flexibility, and adaptation. Both are valuable, but, as John McCann, leadership expert and core faculty for the Community Arts Education Leadership Institute (CAELI), suggests in this GuildNotes article, moving from the former to the latter requires learning how to be a “good beginner.”