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The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast with Daniel Bauer

The BLBS podcast is created for ruckus makers. What exactly is a ruckus maker? Someone who has found freedom from the status quo. Someone who creates change. Someone who never, ever gives up. Listen to this category-defining podcast in education to level up your leadership skills. Lead with confidence. Lead authentically. Lead by serving your community. Each week Daniel has a conversation with a leadership expert and invites you to the table. Turn your commute (or chores) into professional development and then go make a ruckus!
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Feb 17, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools guest Dr. Jeffrey Zoul is a lifelong teacher, learner, and leader, currently serving as Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning with Deerfield Public Schools District 109 in Deerfield, Illinois. Prior to working in this capacity, Jeff served as a district administrator in Rock Island, Illinois, and a school improvement specialist with Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), the nation’s largest and oldest non-profit school improvement network. Jeff also served as a principal with Forsyth County Schools in Cumming, Georgia, and with North Shore School District 112 in Highland Park, Illinois. Zoul has also taught graduate courses at the university level. Before working as an administrator, Jeff taught for 18 years at the elementary, middle, and high school levels and enjoyed coaching a variety of sports. Jeff is the author of several books, including Improving Your School One Week at a Time and co-author of What Connected Educators Do Differently. In addition, Zoul enjoys sharing his thoughts about a wide range of educational topics through his blog, Teach. Learn. Lead. Repeat.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • How disconnection and lack of inspiration motivated Jeff to make an impact
  • Why he uses the phrase "Work hard, have fun, be nice"
  • What MICE+E stands for
  • The power of old fashioned thank you cards
  • The problem wiht jumping to conclusions
  • The power and pitfalls of listening
  • You can't make everyone happy
  • The real importance of mission, vision, and values
  • The power of hard work
  • The one thing he would do if he was a principal now
  • Innovation vs Transformation
 
Contact Jeff
 
Jeff's blog
 
What great educators do differently conference
 
Books:
 
The Advantage by Pat Lencioni
 
Stop Stealing Dreams by Seth Godin (free)
 
The Innovator's Mindset by George Cauros
 
Improving Your School One Week at a Time by Jeff Zoul
 
What Connected Educators Do Differently by Jeff Zoul
 
Leading Professional Learning by Jeff Zoul
 
The One World School House by Salman Khan
 
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