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  Manila's SKYBRIDGE to SHOPPING HEAVEN Description: Join me on an exhilarating journey through the skies of Manila! We'll traverse the De La Rosa Elevated Walkway, a hidden gem offering breathtaking views of the city's vibrant skyline and bustling streets. Feel the energy of Makati as we stroll above the traffic, exploring this unique urban oasis. Discover the seamless connection between convenience and luxury as this skybridge leads us to a shopper's paradise, where world-class dining and retail therapy await. Don't miss this insider's look at Manila's most stylish secret! Keywords: Manila, De La Rosa Elevated Walkway, Makati, Philippines, skywalk, walking tour, aerial view, city views, urban landscape, shopping district Hashtags: #Manila #Philippines #Makati #DeLaRosaWalkway #Skybridge #TravelPhilippines #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines #WalkingTour #CityViews #UrbanLandscape #HiddenGem #TravelGuide #VisitPhilippines #LuxuryShopping #Shopping #videoart #travel

Education Drivers, Innovation, Culture and Targets

Education Drivers   (Fullan) personalised student centred capacity systemness System Needs & Change   (Clayton Christensen) efficiency (faster & cheaper) sustaining (improve current system needs), disruptive (make complicated solutions simpler) Enabler Technologies  internet ubiquitous mobile efficient (cost and HR support) rich content Purpose and Target Doing the same things the same way will not work Move from a centralised authority to a discreet and   targeted system focus on targeted client audiences (not at the system middle) view schools as interconnected cottage industries focus on teaching and learning work practices (Hattie) Why, then how then  what  Innovation and Culture innovation is as important for leaders as strategy and operational excellence Innovation to enable continuous improvement (not big bang) Disciplined, deliberate, relentless Developing business units culture,   artefacts and explicit purpose. Identi

Strategy and Culture

Culture eats strategy  Culture can be identified in a business unit's artifacts : vision,  norms,  symbols,  beliefs,  behaviors, and  traditions. Strategy - successful strategies need supportive cultures.   Issue Q : How does a business unit get the best out of strategy in periods of uncertainty and structural change. (How do you get buy-in to achieve what needs to be achieved?) ---------------------------------------------------   The Culture of a Business Unit   Business Unit Questions: How do our artifacts describe us? What artifacts actively attracts people to use our services? What artifacts actively discourage success? Immediate culture questions Vision and Mission  how is the vision made evident throughout all of our activities? is the vision and mission persuasive?  Collaboration  how do our projects cross support and benefit each other? Education  how do project leaders co-educate each other and what artifacts demonst