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The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer

Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!
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Oct 18, 2017
After working in the addiction field for over 15 years both as a counselor and pharmaceutical representative, Megan Peterson knew there could be a better way that patients could get help. She took action and started 2nd Chance Counseling Service She believes that patients deserve that 2nd, 3rd, 10th, etc, chance. As long as you are willing to put in the work she will be there to help. Certain times in life, we may need professional counseling, why be limited by our schedules, work, family commitments, and the list goes on. Megan provides an easy solution that is just as cost efficient as current counseling solutions and provides more flexibility, easy use, and offers more choices for patients. She truly believes the Telemedicine platform fits in with the future of treatment and is here to stay!
 
Megan Peterson Show Highlights:
 
  • Definition of telemedicine and how it can help schools (especially in rural areas)
  • How schools can get involved with telemedicine providers
  • The genesis story  of 2nd Chance Counseling
  • How Oprah’s “Live Your Best Life” brewed the creative solution to addiction therapy
  • Who am I? Why me? and Kuyahanjwa-sized dreams …
  • Plans change and that’s okay. Be flexible. 
  • Drug epidemics and how it has progressed.
  • Helping students with addiction.
  • Ask the people you serve 👉 Tell me what you like and what you don’t like. 
  • Think. Do. Get.
  • Preparing for the roller coaster.
 
Megan Peterson Resources:
 
Email Megan
 
Megan’s website 2nd Chance Counseling
 
LinkedIn
 
Twitter
 
Facebook
 
"You’re either gonna define yourself, for yourself, or you’re gonna let somebody else define you"
 
Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
 
4 Hour Body by Tim Ferriss
 
Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss
 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

Oct 12, 2017
This is a Bonus episode with Moms as Principals. I hope you enjoy the discussion as we talk about how to lead both at home and at school.
 
Kelley Begley McCall is currently in her 18th year of in education and the principal and lead learner of Graber Elementary in Hutchinson, Kansas. She’s also a Code.org Affiliate and spends several Saturdays a year training teachers how to incorporate computer science and coding in the classroom. She’s passionate about trauma informed schools, project-based learning and giving students many opportunities to solve real world problems while connecting with the community.
 
Liz Garden is currently in her 9th year of educational leadership.  She has been the principal of Florence Roche Elementary School in Groton, MA for the past 5 years.  Before becoming the principal of the school, she served as the assistant principal for two years.  She was also an early childhood administrator for 3 years.  Liz taught for 13 years before moving into administration.  She loved working with students of all ages, having taught pre-school students all the way to high school biology.  Liz believes that every student can learn, and every student deserves teachers who believe in them, care about them and give them opportunities to be successful.  She is passionate about the power of words, and works to instill a love of reading and writing in her students and staff.  Liz loves that her job means she is constantly growing and learning alongside kids and adults!
 
Lynn Colon is the proud Principal of Mary Williams Elementary in Northern VA. A native from Puerto Rico, Lynn is passionate about equity, diverse learners, and making technology available to all students regardless of their language, learning ability or social background. She believes every school should strive to deliver the “Disney Experience” to all stakeholders. A lot of her work is built on collaboration, personalized learning for students and staff, and delivering magical moments to students.
 
Claire Giardino is currently in her 16th year in education. She is the Principal of Lincoln Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to being a Principal she was a teacher for 11 years in Fairfax, VA. Claire is dedicated, energetic, positive and resourceful leader with proven ability to create and monitor policies and practices that promote a safe and joyous learning environment. She ensures a school culture that nurtures growth for staff, students and the community at large.
 
Lindsy Stumpenhorst is a 3-5 elementary principal in Sterling, Illinois, a rural community two hours west of Chicago. She has taught grades ranging from 3rd to 8th, also spending time as an RTI specialist and an associate principal before moving into a lead learner role. She expects her students and staff to work hard, but she doesn't expect them to do it alone.She believes that education can be exciting and fun, as well as impactful and metacognitive.  Most days you will find her providing staff with learning and growing experiences in-between games of soccer or tetherball with students at recess.
 
Melissa Kartsimas is in her 7th year as the principal of Kennedy Elementary School in Schiller Park, IL, which serves 800 wonderful students, PreK-3rd grade. Melissa previously taught 3rd grade, as well as serving as a Curriculum Facilitator. Melissa is a former Illinois Computing Educator of the Year is passionate about bringing together best practices for students & 1:1 technology to further enhance student learning. She is a wife and mom to two children.
 
Tracey Allen is the Director of Professional Learning for Butte County Office of Education in Northern California. Tracey has had the privilege of being an elementary school teacher, instructional coach, educational consultant, and principal of an elementary school. Tracey also takes pride in being a connected educator and growing her PLN with other enthusiastic and innovative educators. You can follow Tracey on Twitter @PrincipalTallen. In addition, you can read her latest blog on https://momsasprincipals.wordpress.com/ or connect with her via Voxer: traceyallen409
 
Moms as Principals Show Highlights
  • The origin story of #momsasprincipals
  • How to be brave an click publish
  • Taking risks with staff is easy, with the public it is tougher …
  • How Claire was pushed to explore social media
  • Why it’s important to be vulnerable with failures
  • We’re not half in … we are all in at work and at home
  • Tips for balance to serve well at school and at home
  • Fantastic ways to build relationships with your staff
 
Moms as Principals Resources
 
Website
 
Connect with everyone on Twitter …
 
Liz Garden @PrincipalGarden 
Lindsy Stumpenhorst @lmstump 
Kelley McCall @mccall_kelley 
Lyn Colon @TheColon_s 
Tracey Allen @PrincipalTallen 
Melissa Kartsimas @TeacherMelissa 
Claire Giardino @cgiardino3
 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Oct 11, 2017
Mitch Weathers is a high school teacher, adjunct college professor, and the creator and founder of Organized Binder. Mitch designed Organized Binder to help struggling students gain daily exposure to the non-cognitive skills and executive function needed to achieve in the classroom. Together with the Organized Binder Team he now helps teachers, schools, districts, and colleges implement the various versions of the system both nationally and internationally. Universities such as Stanford and Dominican University invite him to work with teacher candidates and he works with the new teacher support programs TIPS and BTSA to help beginning teachers adopt the system. Mitch speaks nationally at conferences like CTA, CLS, and NSTA. He is also formally advises a number of education technology companies and start-ups.
 
Mitch Weathers Highlights
  • Missing kids working in the non-profit sector brought Mitch to education 
  • Mitch’s love for Geology and it’s transfer to students
  • It’s not about me “Mindset”
  • Leadership through leading the Science Department
  • Connecting his staff as a community through grade-level alignment
  • Multiply the “I can’t believe what I’m seeing …” culture
  • Be realistic about who you have as students
  • How Organized Binder works and why your students should use it …
  • Deficit vs Asset lenses
  • Wheat vs Weeds parable
  • How meeting families and inviting participation increased family engagement
  • Developing empathy through interviewing families
 
Mitch Weathers Resources
 
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
 
Organized Binder website
 
Email Mitch
 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Oct 5, 2017
Kyle Wagneris the current Middle School Program Director at IMS in Hong Kong and the founder and lead consultant for Transform Educational Consulting, an organization that empowers school leaders to lead change and improve student learning through simple, innovative strategies and teaming structures. He is also the former Coordinator of Futures Academy at the International School of Beijing, a program that uses interdisciplinary project- based learning to connect students to their passions and the world outside of school. His book "The Power of SIMPLE" documents this experience and helps provide simple, research- based strategies for school transformation. Kyle is also a former educator at High Tech High, the school featured on the hit documentary “Most Likely to Succeed.” He holds a M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership with a thesis that focuses on developing democratic classrooms and distributed leadership models. 
 
Kyle Wagner originally was my guest in Episode 085.
 
Kyle Wagner
  • Kyle’s definition of project based learning
  • Are you addressing local needs through your projects?
  • Authenticity is the key
  • Structure is key to the fluidity of project based learning
  • The best project Kyle has ever seen
  • How project based learning flips “traditional” school on its head
  • Kyle’s new project based learning course
 
Kyle Wagner Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
Email Kyle
 
From Childhood to Adolescence
 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Oct 4, 2017
John David Mann is an award-winning author whose books have sold more than 2 million copies in more than a dozen languages, including the New York Times bestseller The Red Circle (with former Navy SEAL sniper Brandon Webb) and the bestselling worldwide classic The Go-Giver (with Bob Burg). His Take the Lead (with Betsy Myers) was named by Tom Peters and the Washington Post as Best Leadership Book of 2011. John performed his first composition, a musical score for Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound, in Greece, at the play’s original venue, when he was 13, and won the BMI Awards for Student Composers at 15. At 17 he spearheaded a group of students who founded their own high school, and after graduating joined the faculty. He concertized on the cello before turning to careers as an entrepreneur and author.
 
John David Mann Show Highlights:
  • Go-givers vs Go-getters
  • Steps to putting people first
  • Are you a friend or a creditor?
  • Give trust to get trust
  • You only lead as far as you grow
  • Assume the best of your people
  • Leadership lessons from Navy SEAL Snipers
  • The power of self-noticing
  • What can I do to make the cranky colleague’s life 1% better
  • Story of John starting his own school as a high school student
  • Keep talking, keep thinking, keep dreaming
  • Give away power and you’ll get more of it
 
John David Mann Resources:
 
Go-Giver Leader
Go Giver Teacher Edition
The Red Circle
The Recipe
 
John’s Website
 
John on Twitter
 
Best Classical Music to Listen to According to John David Mann:
 
BachChaconne D Minor Violin
Brahms 3rd Symphony
Sibelius 5th Symphony
 
Some of John’s articles:
 

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Sep 27, 2017
Dr. Mike St. Pierre is the Executive Director of the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, a national association of professional campus ministers, serving on over 350 campuses.  Prior to his current role, Mike was a school president for seven years in New Jersey.  Mike’s doctoral dissertation explored the impact of technology on secondary school students and their ability to collaborate.  He and his wife, Cary have four children.  
 
 
Mike St. Pierre Show Highlights
 
  • How technology impacts students ability to collaborate
  • The power of focus
  • Why you need to theme days and how Mike does it
  • Leaders should be fair, firm, and friendly
  • Tactics to demonstrate that you care
  • Is this right for my community and can we get behind it?
  • Invest in people early
  • Float the balloon: Check yourself ninja-tactics …
  • How Mike uses silence in the morning
  • Sunday night staff meetings (with the family)
  • Ways to show that you are getting better too
  • Just do the work
 
Mike St. Pierre Resources
 
Gritby Angela Duckworth
The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron & Suzanne Stabile
 
Mike’s Blog
Mike on Twitter
Mike on Insta
Mike on FB
Mike on LinkedIn
 

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Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Sep 20, 2017
Jeremy Barnhart is a co-owner and VP of Franchise Development at Apex Fun Run. He has a background in accounting/finance and a variety of other business ventures. Apex Fun Run’s passion is to help teachers (10% of the funds raised go to the teacher), as well as students and schools. The company partners with schools to raise funds for equipment and other campus needs. The concept incorporates a two-week characterbuilding and leadership program that culminates with a student “run” to raise donations for schools. Students ask people they know to pledge money for each completed lap, between 26-36. Young and enthusiastic Apex staff members lead the program, and all students get jerseys and prizes for jobs well done. Apex Fun Run raises more money for schools than any other fundraiser, averaging about $23,000. Jeremy and his wife live in Scottsdale, Arizona with their 3 sons who keep him active and busy coaching their basketball, football, and baseball teams.
 
Jeremy Barnhart Show Highlights
  • Lead by example
  • Do the right thing by people
  • Why knowing enough to be dangerous is dangerous
  • Are you a list guy or gal?
  • Apex Fun Run was started in passion and need
  • Fundraising "my way”
  • 3 core issues Apex Fun Run helps with
  • Schools keeps 50-70% of funds raised
  • How to get involved to raise $23K for your school or become a franchisee
  • POWERED-UP leaders and LEGENDS
 
Jeremy Barnhart Resources
 
Get involved with Apex Fun Run
 
Connect on Twitter
 

Join my hybrid group coaching

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Create winning cultures

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Lead with courage & integrity 

 

BECOME A PATRON OF THE SHOW FOR AS LITTLE AS $1/MONTH

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SHOW SOME LOVE: PLEASE LEAVE A 5-STAR RATING AND REVIEW

Grab your FREE 15 Phrases of Effective School Leaders 

Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.

 

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Sep 13, 2017
Connie Hamilton is a part time curriculum director in the rural area of Saranac Community Schools. Her career path led her from teaching elementary and middle school to being an instructional coach and principal positions in both elementary and secondary levels. When she's not serving the staff, students, and community in her district, Connie offers professional development to schools across the nation on topics such as leadership, questioning, literacy and best practices. 
 
Connie originally starred in Episode 062.
 
Connie Hamilton Show Highlights:
  • How BLBS can make you popular … “a big deal”
  • Why being a great listener is key to being a strong leader
  • Listening can help diffuse difficult situations
  • Permission is key to listening and influence
  • How to use the 5 love languages as a leader
  • The importance of breakfast for dinner
  • Playbook for job-embedded PD
  • "They don’t need to know" is dangerous
  • Do you value compliments?
 
 
Show Resources:
 
5 Love Languages book
 
5 Love Languages quiz
 
Visible learning
 
Never eat alone
 
Connect with Connie on Twitter
 

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Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.

 

Website :: Facebook :: Insta :: Twitter :: LinkedIn

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Sep 6, 2017
Chanie Wilschanski, an early childhood strategist and leadership coach. She works with EC directors to help them build a school of excellence. Schools that want to make a bigger impact by creating a collaborative culture, parent relationships and teachers as leaders!
 
Chanie believes that - No matter the stage of your school, the size of your staff and children or how big your budget ---- schools are powered by the PEOPLE!
 
As a mom of 3 little kids ages 2, 5 and 7, She loves to observe, do research and learn and make the time to read 2 books a week on leadership, school cultures, mindset and early childhood.
Discover Ed Consulting
 
Chanie Wilschanski Show Highlights
  • The story of DiscoverEd Consulting
  • How to embed the capacity of greatness in your people
  • The correlation between Parents and Leadership 
  • Your people are someone’s treasured son or daughter
  • The importance of using voice and video 
  • Plan your tomorrow
  • The "Block and tackle” method via Todd Herman
  • The EC Leadership Conference
  • Themes learned from launching the EC Leadership Conference
  • Leaders don’t have to know everything 
 
“When we help ourselves, we find moments of happiness. When we help others, we find lasting fulfillment.”
 
-Simon Sinek
 
Resources:
 
Chanie’s website
 
EC Leadership Conference
 
Turn the ship around 
 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

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Aug 30, 2017
Dr. Philip D. Lanoue has a demonstrated record in leading school transformation at the building and district levels, creating new instructional models, improving student performance, and building positive community and school relationships. He is the 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year, as well as the 2015 Georgia Superintendent of the Year. Dr. Lanoue served as principal for 18 years in four high schools in Massachusetts and Vermont, his home state. He was named the Vermont NASSP Principal of the Year while principal of Burlington High School. Lanoue is one of the nation’s top 50 educational innovators in digital learning as named by Converge magazine. His work in supervision and evaluation has been recognized by the University of Georgia (UGA). He is an Adjunct professor at the University of Georgia, and he was a leading contributor in designing one of the nation’s top Professional Development School Districts in partnership with UGA. He has written extensively on the new role of leaders with internationally-renowned expert Dr. Sally Zepeda.
 
Philip Lanoue Show Highlights:
  • How to serve every child in a school and district
  • In high poverty areas, if we don’t get it right, our kids are gone
  • Phil’s 3 questions every educator must ask
  • List what you DO and DON’T DO for all kids. Get rid of the DON’T DO in a week
  • Looking at tough data is not about beating people up
  • Relationships are key and truly understanding students
  • If you’re teaching, someone must be learning
  • You have to make concessions if all kids are going to learn
  • Adults have to take risks with kids
  • How schools and districts can work with the community to serve all kids
  • The role as a leader is to ask a lot of questions
  • The metrics that lead to success
  • Clarity vs Ambiguity
  • Make decisions based on what you believe and what your community believes
  • Conversation walks
 
Resources
 
Teaching with poverty in mind by Eric Jensen
 
Contact Phil
 
Phil’s website
 
Phil on Twitter
 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Aug 23, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey Zoul is a lifelong teacher, learner, and leader. During Jeff’s distinguished career in education he has served in a variety of roles, most recently as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, Illinois. Jeff also served as a teacher and coach in the State of Georgia for many years before moving into school administration. 
 
Zoul has also taught graduate courses at the university level in the areas of assessment, research, and program evaluation. He is the author/co-author of many books, including What Connected Educators Do Differently, Start. Right. Now. - Teach and Lead for Excellence, Improving Your School One Week at a Time, and Leading Professional Learning: Tools to Connect and Empower Teachers. 
 
Jeff has earned several degrees, including his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and his doctoral degree from the University of Alabama. He is also been recognized for his work as an educational leader on numerous occasions, including the 2014 Bammy Educators’ Voice Award. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys running and has completed over a dozen marathons. Zoul resides in Evanston, Illinois. 
 
 
Jimmy Casas recently completed his 22nd year in educational leadership, the last fourteen years as principal of Bettendorf High School in Iowa.
 
 
Jimmy was named the 2012 Iowa Secondary Principal of the Year and was selected as one of three finalists for NASSP 2013 National Secondary Principal of the Year.   In 2014, Jimmy was invited to the White House to speak on the Future Ready Schools pledge. He is the Co-Founder of EdCampIowa and also the Co-Founder of #IAedchat, an on-line discussion chat that takes place every Sunday evening at 8:00 p.m. CST.  Jimmy is the co-author of two popular educational books with Todd Whitaker and Jeff Zoul entitled, “What Connected Educators Do Differently,” and “Start. Right. Now.  Teach and Lead for Excellence”
 
Jimmy currently serves as a Senior Fellow for the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and also serves as an adjunct professor for Drake University, teaching a graduate course on Educational Leadership.
 
“Be noticeable. Be memorable.”
 
 
 
Jeff Zoul and Jimmy Casas Show Highlights
  • How Jeff and Jimmy met and started WGEDD
  • The importance of gift giving and taking care of people.
  • The best gift you can give is your time.
  • When you walk into a room do you leave it with more energy?
  • Different ways to connect with staff.
  • Do you acknowledge your staff by being visible and observing classes?
  • The Daily 5.
  • Why it’s important to make a commitment to celebration.
  • 2-a-days (notecards to staff)
  • How to build celebration into culture through staff meetings
  • Students First Banquet (overcoming obstacles celebration)
 
“Passion. Purpose. Pride”
 
Resources
Aug 16, 2017
Eric Ewald is an elementary school principal in North Liberty, Iowa. He is in his first year as the Lead Learner and Chief Storyteller at Van Allen Elementary of the Iowa City Community School District. Van Allen is a PreK through 6th grade building of approximately 550 students. This is Eric’s fifth year as an elementary school principal. Eric’s wife is a first grade teacher in a neighboring District; they have two children, a kindergarten son and an almost three-year-old daughter.
 
 
Eric Ewald Show Highlights
  • Coaching turned him on to education
  • Quiet leadership and leading by example
  • Best leading by example moment
  • Do you do Positive Post-Its @ your school?
  • Giver or Taker
  • Start your day writing thank you notes
  • Do you get teachers to engage in Twitter chats?
  • It’s okay to have fun and to slow down
  • Growth mindset 
  • Should we move off of email to Voxer or Slack?
  • Fish philosophy to win
 
Resources
 
Commit to 3 app
Voxer
Slack
Fish Philosophy
The Power of School Branding
 
Eric’s blog
Connect with Eric on Twitter
 
Twitter chats to check out:
  • #iaedchat
  • #satchat
  • #leadupchat
  • #kidsdeserveit
Check out Danny’s Ultimate Guide to Twitter chats here

 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

Aug 9, 2017
Lance McClard is a proud Missouri public school educator. He is happily married to his wife, Laura, a high school counselor, and father of three children: ages 10, 7, and 8 months. The son of an educator, Lance followed in his father’s footsteps and became a teacher himself. Lance has taught 4th, 7th, and 8th grade. He started his teaching career in South Carolina before accepting a position in his hometown of Jackson, Missouri. After pursuing his Master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees, Lance accepted a dual position as a building principal and assistant principal before becoming an elementary principal of two buildings. Additionally, he coordinates his district’s elementary new teacher program. Outside of his regular responsibilities as an administrator, Lance has helped plan and organize edCamps. He is involved in the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals and will serve as the local southeast region president. Additionally, Lance has recently joined ConnectEd Learning STL to help them achieve their mission; to support those who desire to learn more, are willing to take risks, and think differently about the problems we face in education today.
 
Lance McClard Show Highlights
  • What to do when students don’t listen just because of your title
  • How to “earn” your leadership
  • What Lance learned facilitating EdCamps in SE Missouri
  • How he grew EdCamp minimal participation to 150
  • Give up control and let magic happen
  • Trust is the first step
  • Have you stopped taking risks? 
 
Lance McClard Resources
 
Essentialism
Start right now
Reframing organizations
Innovator’s mindset
Pure genius
 
Lance on Twitter
Email Lance

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

Aug 2, 2017
Jeffrey Bradbury, author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students, is the creator of TeacherCast.netTeacherCast University, and Educational Podcasting Today. He is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Google Education Trainer, PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, Microsoft Surface Expert, Evernote Community Leader, speaker, writer, podcaster, broadcaster, consultant, and educational media specialist. He is currently the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey.
In 2012, Jeff was recognized as one of top 50 educators using social media at the first ever Bammy Awards and has been nominated three times in the category of Innovator of the Year. In both 2015 (#4) and 2016 (#9), Jeff was globally recognized as one a Top Influencer in EdTech and ELearning by Onalytica.  Jeff has Keynoted for the Pearson Authentic Learning Conference, EdTechNJ, and most recently at Columbia University’s Teacher College and Podcast Mid-Atlantic.
 
For the last 5 years, the TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network, a Top 50 EdTech blog (Teach.com) and a 2015 Must-Read K-12 I.T. Blog (EdTech.com),  has served educational conventions worldwide by providing on site live broadcasting to thousands of educators each week. Jeff is the host of the TeacherCast Podcast, Educational Podcasting Today and the TechEducator Podcast. Outside of TeacherCast, Jeff also hosts and produces podcasts for the New Jersey Education Association and Morgan’s Fund and is one of the new hosts of the ASCD Podcast featured soon on the BAM! Radio Network.
 
Jeffrey Bradbury Show Highlights
  • How being a tech coach is like being a conductor
  • Follow your passion to do your best work
  • Content that connects
  • How building a platform adds value to your local school community
  • Lead by example leadership philosophy
  • Don’t over do it … especially when you’re the conductor and don’t make sound
  • Ask questions to build relationships
  • What EdCamps are
  • Why we need more CTE classes in school
  • The beauty of Beethoven’s 9th
 
 
Jeffrey Bradbury Resources
 
Jeff’s website
Jeff’s TEDTalk
Ben Zander’s TEDTalk
The art of possibility
Beethoven’s 9th
Beethoven’s 5th
 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools

 

 

Jul 26, 2017
Todd Nesloney is the Principal of Webb Elementary in Navasota, TX. He is the 2015 Bammy Award Recipient for Elementary Principal and the 2014 Classroom Teacher of the Year, the TCEA Teacher of the Year, a White House Champion of Change, a National School Board Association “20 to Watch”, and Center for Digital Education “Top 40 Innovators in Education”.  Todd is also the co-author of the hit book “Kids Deserve It!”
 
Todd Nesloney Show Highlights
  • How church camp led to a profession in education
  • I’m looking to do what is best for kids
  • How to surround yourself with the best people possible
  • If you ask your kids what they learned today, you better be learning as well!
  • Use social media to share your ideas and build platforms
  • What to learn from epic failures on social media
  • You can even learn from negative people
  • Stop by and say “Hi” to all teachers in the morning
  • Check out the Ron Clark Academy
  • Building relationships is THE most important aspect of the job
  • Hurting people, hurt others
  • Do you take away wonder and excitement from your students?
  • Don’t focus too much on the scores
 
 
Todd Nesloney Resources
 
Todd’s blog
Kids Deserve It Website
Todd on Twitter
Kids deserve it
Teach like a pirate
Lead like a pirate
The energy bus

 

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CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 19, 2017

This is a special bonus episode. 

I met some amazing men at the National Principals' Conference in Philly this July (2017).

A movement was born ... Dads as Principals.

Follow them on Twitter here and enjoy the show.

 

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.

 

 

 

 

 

Jul 19, 2017

This is a BONUS episode. I talked to a variety of awesome individuals to catch their key takeaways and summary of the conference.

Special thanks to the following guests:
 
Dan Butler
Erik Francis
Hamish Brewer
James Santana
Jason Dropik
Jay Anderson
Jen Thomas
Jimmy Casas
Julie Gross
Ryan McCoy
… and Jethro Jones
 
Jethro and I talk about the 2017 Transformative Leadership Summit. You can join for FREE here.
 
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SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.
Jul 19, 2017
Naphtali Hoff, PsyD, is an accomplished executive coach, organizational consultant, and sought after trainer and lecturer. He completed his doctorate in human and organizational psychology, which analyzes successful individual or organizational change and development, and holds two master’s degrees in education and educational leadership, respectively. Naphtali’s practical, action-oriented approach has endeared him to his many clients. His personal experience in the leadership field allows him to understand leaders’ needs and craft solutions to help them optimize their performance and success.
 
Naphtali Hoff Show Highlights
  • How school leaders can motivate their staff
  • Tactics to communicate value and respect in teacher debrief conversations
  • Leadership can be tested in a vacuum, but can’t flourish
  • It’s okay to be an introverted leader
  • Make your leadership participatory
  • A beautiful bottom-up buy-in story of starting PBIS at a school
  • The importance of bonding and learning from your predecessor if possible
  • Manage change carefully with foundational openness 
  • Listen and get feedback (then go deeper and get more)
  • Criticism means you are doing work that matters
  • Work life balance and it’s importance to your sustainability
 
Resources
 
Becoming the New Boss
 
Impactful Coaching website
 
Naphtali on Twitter
 
Becoming the New Boss on GoodReads
 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change

  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology

 

SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
  • SSV is also giving away the Top 10 School Fundraising Ideas for 2017. Download the guide here.
Jul 12, 2017
Mr Corey M. Christman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Vethos, LLC - a Human Capital Leadership and executive strategy firm.  He’s a retired Supervisory Special Agent, United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
 
Since retiring in 2012, he’s worked within the veteran advocacy space and is currently partnered with several key leaders to raise awareness for mental/behavioral health for first responders – nationwide. 
 
He’s a professionally trained winemaker, he works within the Finger Lakes wine region of New York State and he will be launching his own veteran/first responder focused wine label in 2017.
 
He’s the recipient of numerous awards for leadership, human resource management and innovation.  In 2017, he completed the Executive Leadership Program, Cornell University, and he holds an MBA in entrepreneurship and BA in Criminal Justice.
 
Corey Christman Show Highlights:
  • The story of starting a wine label
  • How winemaking taught him humility
  • The wine you love might not be the wine your customers love
  • The story of starting Vethos
  • Do you understand the value of others?
  • How to give your heart as a leader
  • The predictive index personality assessment and how it can save schools / districts money
  • Perception management vs actual leadership
  • We don’t delegate accountability; we delegate responsibility
  • Lead with your heart, not your mind
 
Corey Christman Resources:
 
American Generalshipby Edgar Puryear
Corey’s website
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  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
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Jul 5, 2017
This is a special BONUS episode celebrating 100 episodes released by Better Leaders Better Schools.
 
In this show, Danny pulls the curtain back to give an inside look into one of his leadership masterminds.
 
The Mastermind is now open. Click the link below to join ... 
 
 
 
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SHOW SPONSORS:
 
CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change
  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology
Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools
 
 
Jul 5, 2017
This is a special BONUS episode celebrating 100 episodes released by Better Leaders Better Schools.
 
In this show, Danny pulls the curtain back to give an inside look into one of his leadership masterminds.
 
The Mastermind is now open. Click the link below to join ... 
 
 
 
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SHOW SPONSORS:
 
CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change
  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology
Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools
Jul 5, 2017
This is a special BONUS episode celebrating 100 episodes released by Better Leaders Better Schools.
 
In this show, Danny pulls the curtain back to give an inside look into one of his leadership masterminds.
 
The Mastermind is now open. Click the link below to join ... 
 
 
 
Join my hybrid group coaching
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Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
 
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Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity 
 
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SHOW SPONSORS:
 
CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change
  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology
Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools
Jul 5, 2017
We did it! This is Episode #100 of the top ranked school leadership podcast in iTunes, Better Leaders Better Schools. Since launching in Sept. 2015, we eclipsed 100,000 downloads in June of 2017. And none of this could have been done with YOU, our incredible listener of the show.
 
THANK YOU!!!
 
In this episode, Danny “Sunshine” Bauer takes the opportunity to reintroduce himself to his audience, reflect on where the show has been, and where the show is going. Keep listening for celebratory messages from past guests who each share 1 tip to help the Better Leader Listener.
 
Show Highlights:
  • Fun Facts about Danny
  • His Hobbies
  • Danny’s Top 10 (Really 12) Leadership Books
  • The Vision of BLBS
  • The History of the Show
  • Motivational Quotes
  • What the Heck is a Mastermind (And Why You Should Join Today)
 
Danny’s Top 10 (Really 12) Leadership Books
  1. Essentialism
  2. Enemies of Excellence
  3. Deep Work
  4. Procrastinate on Purpose
  5. The Advantage
  6. Man's Search for Meaning
  7. Ego is the Enemy
  8. Creativity, Inc.
  9. Search Inside Yourself
  10. The Art of Possibility
  11. How to Win Friends and Influence People
  12. The Go-Giver Leader
 
 
 
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SHOW SPONSORS:
 
CSC Consulting Group: Catalyzing Sustainable Change
  • Our mission is to support people in education and nonprofit organizations to improve processes and enhance the performance of their organizations.
  • Our venture is a social enterprise and their vision is to catalyze sustainable change in our society one organization at a time
  • Our home city is Chicago but their work can be done anywhere in the nation and they are actively looking for clients elsewhere
  • Our current portfolio includes individual schools, nonprofit organizations, small and large districts and urban school systems
  • Our team represents and shares a stake with the populations we serve
  • We are strategic thought partners to leaders of public sector organizations
  • We ideates, builds and maintains easy-to-understand data tools using the latest analytics technology
Copyright © 2017 Better Leaders Better Schools
Jun 28, 2017
Matt Miller spent the first 9 years of his career as an Air Force pilot, before entering the corporate world to work at both Abbott Laboratories and Valassis. While a top performer for both companies, his long term desire was to start a business and be his own boss.  A good friend one day mentioned the gum ball machines he and his young daughters owned, and that conversation began a 10 year business quest that has broughtMatt's company, School Spirit Vending, to the cutting edge of both the vending and school fundraising industries.  Today, School Spirit Vending's Hassle-Free fundraising program is helping schools in 40+ states raise money in it's own unique way.
 
Matt originally appeared on Episode 005 of the show.
 
Matt Miller Show Highlights
  • How SSV helps schools fundraise hassle-free
  • Custom stickers can generate easy cash for your school - and all you have to do is cash a check
  • Funny money is hot right now
  • Off-site culture building with SSV
  • Tradition isn’t a good reason to do something
  • SSV value: Family is foundational. Teaching multigenerational entrepreneurship.
  • SSV value: Networking and relationships
  • How comics inspired Matt to read
  • A crazy idea that led to a comic
  • Failure is the best teacher
 
Matt Miller Resources
How to win friends and influence people
 
Contact Matt:
schoolspiritvending.com
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SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
Jun 21, 2017
Will Parker is principal of Skiatook High School, just north of Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a high school teacher, he taught Language Arts, creative writing, and Advanced Placement English.
 
As principal of a Title I school, his school’s innovative approaches to collaboration, remediation and mentoring have resulted in marked improvements in student performance. He is regularly asked to speak to principal associations, school leadership conferences, and graduate classes on effective leadership practices, organizational behavior, and digital tools for enhancing school communication.
His first book, Principal Matters: The Motivation, Courage, and Action needed for School Leaders was released in 2014. He hosts a weekly podcast and blogs at his website williamdparker.com.
 
 
William Parker Show Highlights
  • How to  deliver value at a conference
  • Connect at the head and the heart
  • Power of masterminds
  • Set goals, think, and pray
  • Is education a calling for you?
  • The phrase you should use greeting kids every day
  • Will’s struggle moving from teaching to admin
  • No one is too old for accountability
  • Don’t let the urgent kill the important
  • The folder on the corner of his desk ...
 
 
William Parker Resources
William’s website (sign up for his newsletter to get access to his 8 hats resource for school leaders)
William’s new book
Connect on Twitter
Principal Matters
View from the Top
EntreLeadership

 

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SCHOOL SPIRIT VENDING

  • Hassle-free, year-round fundraising for your school. With School Spirit Vending, we do all the work, you just cash the check
  • Increase school spirit with custom stickers for your school and raise funds at the same time -no upfront costs, no volunteers, no selling
  • Sick of the same old ways of raising money for your school? Let School Spirit Vending's hassle-free, year-round fundraising program supplement the other fundraisers you're already doing.
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