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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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Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 30, 2015

Better Leaders Better Schools Justin Baeder is Director of The Principal Center and host of Principal Center Radio. He helps school administrators transform their productivity and multiply their impact, and speaks regularly at conferences and professional development events.

In this episode you will learn:

  • how to give consistent and high quality feedback
  • Justin’s definition of instructional leadership
  • how to get the right information to make the right decisions
  • why immersion in classrooms will help you be a better leader
  • why you should tape yourself leading meetings and providing feedback to teachers
  • how to avoid burning out your best people

ow we frame things matters a great deal"

Book: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Tech Resource: Google Calendar.

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instructionalleadershipchallenge.com

principalcenter.com/collaboration

 

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Sep 23, 2015

Daniel & Iboro unpack tips 4-6 on the widely popular post 200 tips for leaders. 

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to lead your tribe
  • Why online communities accelerate leadership development
  • How to establish and stick to your values
  • The importance of consistent messaging
  • The structure of professional learning communities
  • How values relate to boundary setting
  • The need for repeating messages
  • The relationship between values and compromise

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Sep 16, 2015

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Matt Miller has experience in the Air Force, Abbott Labs, and now a business owner.  Matt's School Spirit Vending creates hassle-free fundraising opportunities for schools.  He has helped schools bring in $3 million worth of proceeds over 7 years.  The best part of School Spirit Vending is that it requires no money and no work from the schools Matt serves.  Today, School Spirit Vending is helping schools in 23 states raise money in unique ways.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to quiet the impostor syndrome
  • How to lead while not in the driver's seat
  • How stickers can make schools millions
  • Why stewardship is key to leadership
  • When it makes sense to be the dumbest guy in the room
  • Green tomato philosophy
  • The power of masterminds and success

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Sep 8, 2015

In this episode you will learn:

  • How to run effective meetings
  • Why it's important to understand Parkinson's law
  • What the acronym F.O.C.U.S. means
  • One question every leader must ask
  • How to separate the Essential from the Non-essential
  • Why it's important to be a linchpin

Leadership Book: Essentialism & Uprising: A revolution of the soul

 

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Sep 2, 2015

In this episode I interview D'Andre Weaver, principal of Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep on the far south side of Chicago.  Brooks is ranked 16th in Illinois (2015) according to US News.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What inspired Dre to become an educator.

  • The power of shared vision to move mountains.

  • How to balance student vs staff needs.

  • How to use data to improve the culture of a building.

  • How he balances life, work, and family.

  • 360 degree feedback and leadership growth.

Tech Resource: Email on iPhone

Leadership Book: The 360 Degree Leader by John Maxwell

 

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Sep 2, 2015

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Bob Siegel is principal of Valley View Elementary School in Rockford, MI.  Bob is also an adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University and has 30 years experience in education.  Bob also wrote a book, Learn to Lead with Love, which is available here.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What coaching cross country taught him about leadership.

  • How to leverage love to build trust and gain influence in the workplace.

  • What he learned about how to treat people and who to confide in at work.

  • How to rebound from getting burned by someone close to you.

  • Do you know how to keep “the big thing” “THE BIG THING!”

  • The importance of being present in the moment whether at home or at work.

  • The power of using jokes to engage students and staff.

  • Why identifying your people’s strengths is so important.

  • “Management by walking about”

Leadership Book: Lincoln on Leadership

Pick up a copy of Bob's book, Learn to Lead with Love, here.

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Sep 2, 2015

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Dr. Ryan Jackson is principal of the Academy of Energy and Power at Maplewood High School in Nashville, TN.  Ryan is the self-dubbed "Underdogs Advocate" and is committed to ensuring all students receive their civil right of a top-notch, cutting-edge education, regardless of race, class, gender or ethnicity.  Ryan also spoke at TedX Antioch in 2014.

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Ryan transformed from a copy writer to teacher to school leader.

  • The daily practice of restorative practices (justice).

  • The Competitive Teaching Model.

  • Communication is key.

  • How to move a school from chaos to clarity.

  • Harnessing the power of millennials.

Leadership Book: Switch: How to change things when change is hard.

Read Ryan's blog and watch his TedX talk.

 

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