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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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Jul 27, 2016
Greg is the founder of Coachwell, Inc. and author of The Enemies of Excellence.
 
For over a decade Greg has coached and consulted leaders to realize their goals and improve their lives. Greg directs the Coachwell team and inspires team members to pursue excellence as an example to others. Coachwell’s mission is to develop positive results by inspiring excellence through professional coaching, certification and coaching systems. Greg lives in Central Oregon with his family where he enjoys the great outdoors. When Greg is not serving leaders, he ski’s at Mt. Bachelor, rides mountain bikes, and hikes with family and friends.
 
Show Highlights
 
  • Coaches and their message of importance of character
  • The definition of character and how you match them with your life
  • The problem with not listening
  • Greg’s defining moment and when his wife said “I’m done …"
  • How to actively listen
  • Why do leaders fail?
  • How ego hurts leaders and what that leads to
  • Wisdom of Proverbs 18:1
  • The antidote to failure and how to sustain your success
  • Are you using a pre-scheduled calendar?
  • What to look for in a core group
  • Tips for planning
 
Resources
 
The Enemies of excellence
 
Living forward
 
The 5 dysfunctions of a team
 
The advantage
 
Connect
 
Greg’s email
 
Greg on Twitter
 
Greg’s website
 
 
"Excellence is not a destination, it’s a journey ..."
 
-Greg Salciccioli
 
 
Do you need accountability?
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Daniel wants to work with you
and help you accelerate
your leadership development
and increase your impact.
 
 
  

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KickUp: KickUp is a professional learning data analytics company that provides an easy-to-use platform to help school leaders optimize their PD resources and efforts by:

  • Soliciting and synthesizing teacher input on PD needs
  • Creating an intuitive, simple dashboard of needs so leaders can take immediate and informed action to support teachers
  • Measuring and reporting on the impact of those efforts over time

Schools, districts, and charter networks leverage KickUp’s platform and consultative support to synthesize data so that all stakeholders--administrators, coaches, and teachers--can monitor progress, identify meaningful professional learning actions, and demonstrate and share impact.

Audbile: Try over 180,000 titles on any smart device or computer.  I've downloaded and enjoyed books by Charles Duhigg, Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, and Gary Vaynerchuk so far.

 
 
 
Jul 25, 2016

 

Today I'm releasing a bonus episode ...

In my masterminds for school leaders we read an excellent leadership book each month and it bothers me that listeners miss the valuable insights from the books because I have limited availability in the masterminds.

So I decided to experiment ... in this show I share a few ideas around some impactful ideas from the book we read this July: Creativity, Inc.

Show highlights:

  • honesty vs candor
  • how Pixar delivers feedback through the Braintrust
  • what "good notes" are
  • how Pixar's feedback system is different than yours
  • Braintrusts and Masterminds

Thanks for listening!

Books mentioned in the episode:

Creativity, Inc.

Switch

Do you need accountability?
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Daniel wants to work with you
and help you accelerate
your leadership development
and increase your impact.
 
 
  

Show Sponsors

KickUp: KickUp is a professional learning data analytics company that provides an easy-to-use platform to help school leaders optimize their PD resources and efforts by:

  • Soliciting and synthesizing teacher input on PD needs
  • Creating an intuitive, simple dashboard of needs so leaders can take immediate and informed action to support teachers
  • Measuring and reporting on the impact of those efforts over time

Schools, districts, and charter networks leverage KickUp’s platform and consultative support to synthesize data so that all stakeholders--administrators, coaches, and teachers--can monitor progress, identify meaningful professional learning actions, and demonstrate and share impact.

Audbile: Try over 180,000 titles on any smart device or computer.  I've downloaded and enjoyed books by Charles Duhigg, Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, and Gary Vaynerchuk so far.

 
Jul 20, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools guest Ryan Jackson is the new principal of Mt. Pleasant High in Mt. Pleasant, TN. Prior to this he served as an AP at Maplewood HS. Jackson’s tenure in education has sent him as far as China to exchange leadership philosophies as part of Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Principal Leaders Academy of Nashville. In our first podcast we dug into his Competitive Teaching Model and his identity as the UnderdogsAdvocate. 
 
If you haven’t listened to the first episode with Ryan Jackson, you can do that here.
 
Show Highlights
 
  • #ArtAntidote and #CourageToCreate how Arts are important to schools
  • Top initiatives he is trying to accomplish
  • Mechatroncis & Project Lead the Way
  • PBL model that will change how we will view the moon
  • Connecting with each student & weaving them into the school community
  • Ryan’s mindset going out to connect with the community & staff
  • The importance of being a reflective leader and how Ryan does it
  • How his mentors prepared him for the leap to the principalship
  • Are you connecting on Twitter, Voxer … why not start a podcast?
  • Ryan’s experience in an education mastermind
  • How Ryan wants to be remembered as a leader.
  • How to power through excuses
  • Ryan’s top 5 films
 
Resources
 
Finding our courage to create blog post
 
 
Brain Rules by John Medina
 
Connect
 
Ryan on Twitter
 
Sign up a time to chat if a mastermind is right for you 
 
Ryan’s Top 5 Movies
 
Apocalypse Now
Pulp Fiction
Back to the Future
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Predator 
 
 
Do you need accountability?
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Daniel wants to work with you
and help you accelerate
your leadership development
and increase your impact.
 
 
  

Show Sponsors

KickUp: KickUp is a professional learning data analytics company that provides an easy-to-use platform to help school leaders optimize their PD resources and efforts by:

  • Soliciting and synthesizing teacher input on PD needs
  • Creating an intuitive, simple dashboard of needs so leaders can take immediate and informed action to support teachers
  • Measuring and reporting on the impact of those efforts over time

Schools, districts, and charter networks leverage KickUp’s platform and consultative support to synthesize data so that all stakeholders--administrators, coaches, and teachers--can monitor progress, identify meaningful professional learning actions, and demonstrate and share impact.

Audbile: Try over 180,000 titles on any smart device or computer.  I've downloaded and enjoyed books by Charles Duhigg, Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, and Gary Vaynerchuk so far.

 
Jul 13, 2016
Emily Drake is the CEO of Flank 5 Academy located in Chicago, IL.  Flank 5 is a personal incubator that helps you unlock your potential, change careers, or become self-employed. Graduates start consulting practices, open restaurants, change industries, and restructure their current employment situation.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • Community building thinking
  • How to be a part of the solution
  • The power of possibility
  • Micro-movements and celebration
  • How to push through fear and take action
  • Ask yourself, “What could be?"
  • Get out of the perfectionist box
  • The power of failing fast
  • Learn some great interview questions AND how to facilitate a great interview
  • Why emotional intelligence matters
 
Resources:
 
Mindset by Carol Dweck
 
Give and Take by Adam Grant
 
Enemies of Excellence by Greg Salciccioli
 
Flank 5 Academy
 
Contact Emily 
 
Do you need accountability?
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Daniel wants to work with you
and help you accelerate
your leadership development
and increase your impact.
 
 
Text PHRASES to 33444 or click the link above.
 
 

Show Sponsors

KickUp: KickUp is a professional learning data analytics company that provides an easy-to-use platform to help school leaders optimize their PD resources and efforts by:

  • Soliciting and synthesizing teacher input on PD needs
  • Creating an intuitive, simple dashboard of needs so leaders can take immediate and informed action to support teachers
  • Measuring and reporting on the impact of those efforts over time

Schools, districts, and charter networks leverage KickUp’s platform and consultative support to synthesize data so that all stakeholders--administrators, coaches, and teachers--can monitor progress, identify meaningful professional learning actions, and demonstrate and share impact.

Audbile: Try over 180,000 titles on any smart device or computer.  I've downloaded and enjoyed books by Charles Duhigg, Zig Ziglar, Tony Robbins, and Gary Vaynerchuk so far.

 
 
Jul 6, 2016

Today's show is special for a few reasons.

#1 ... it is released on my birthday ... WOO-HOO!!! BLBS has been around a little less than a year and to produce something to the wonderful community of ed-heroes trying to make an impact in their local communities is a great birthday gift to me and to you!

#2 ... Masterminds have been instrumental in my own personal, professional, and spiritual development. I participate in one and lead others through Better Leaders Better Schools

This episode is a "behind the curtain" look at what it's like to participate in a mastermind. I hope you enjoy it and I hope you consider joining. If you act fast you can lock in a great rate that will never, ever again be this discounted. Mastermind membership dues increase this August 2016.

Resources
 
 
Set up a call with Daniel to discuss if a mastermind is right for you.
 
Read about a mastermind here.
 
Listen to me discuss Masterminds with the Transformative Principal, Jehtro Jones.
 
Do you need accountability?
Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444
Daniel wants to work with you
and help you accelerate
your leadership development
and increase your impact.
 
 
 
 
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