Being a linchpin

In Seth Godin’s book, Linchpin – Are you indispensable?, he covers 7 abilities of being a linchpin.

  1. Providing a unique interface between members of the organization.
  2. Delivering unique creativity
  3. Managing a situation of great complexity.
  4. Leading customers
  5. Inspiring staff
  6. Providing deep domain knowledge
  7. Possessing a unique talent

In considering the 21st century skills, as identified on the Assessment & Teaching of 21st Century Skills project site, being a linchpin is going to be a highly sought after person to have on any school staff.

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