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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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Sep 28, 2016

Angus Nelson reached out to me to be on the show and boy am I happy he did. One of the best parts of starting the podcast is that I’ve made more friends and have been exposed to infinitely more awesome people than when I was in my rather large “bubble” of Chicago.

 
I really appreciate this episode with Angus because he is so transparent … and an engaging speaker! I guess you have to be when you present to places like Whole Foods, BMW, and Coke!
 
During this episode we get into a lot of fun conversations around leadership, emotional intelligence, grace, and empathy. I know you are going to love it … in fact if I’m right do you mind sharing it with a friend?
 
Bio
 
Angus works with executives of the world’s largest companies as a speaker, coach, and facilitator. He’s spoken at corporate headquarters for Walmart, Whole Foods, Coke, BMW and others; hosts an Inc.com Top 20 business podcast called, “Up In Your Business”; and has been featured on Aol.com, Huffington Post, & VentureBeat. His book is called “Love's Compass: How Do You Recover After a Lost Relationship”.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • model approach of leadership 
  • how to become more self-aware
  • are you focused on the past or the future
  • TODAY (The only day that’s actually yours)
  • life is based in paradox
  • who is the person in the mirror? 
  • do you love yourself?
  • are you afraid of success?
  • the importance of what you are learning and who you hang out with
  • tourist vs engagement  
  • expose yourself to fear … you will grow
  • why we should be like arctic musk-oxen
  • what if we open-sourced education
 
Resources
 
Connect
 
   
 
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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.
 
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Sep 21, 2016
Do you use systems in your school? Do you even know what systems are? I have heard the term “systems” used frequently, but I never really quite understood what they were … As a result, I brought on the systems expert, Kate Erickson, to give some very practical advice on how to start systematizing your work as a school leader.
 
This show very well could be a game changer.
 
It is short, but filled with practical tips and resources. Kate defines systems as "saving time, and working more efficiently, and not recreating the wheel."
 
Throughout your day, how may repetitive tasks do you complete (e.g. email, financial approvals, observations, etc.)? If you were able to speed up time around all those tasks, how would you spend this abundance of new time?
 
Bio
 
Kate Erickson is a creator, engager and implementer over at EOFire, a 7-day a week podcast that interviews today's most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs. She is also the host of Kate's Take: The EOFire Audio Blog and author of The Fire Path: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Your Online Business. Kate is passionate about helping entrepreneurs create freedom in their business and life through developing systems and processes that can help their business scale and grow.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • definition of systems
  • first step to creating systems ...
  • why everyone CAN be a systems person
  • how to take inventory
  • what Kate learned about herself after doing an “inventory"
  • resources for creating systems
  • what could you do if you never had to teach a system again?
  • what Kate realized about herself that helped her implement systems
  • how to get through mindset blocks & the impostor syndrome
  • are you surrounding yourself with the right people?
 
Resources
 
Essentialism
 
Connect
 
Kate’s email
 
Kate’s podcast
 
Kate’s website
 
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.
 
 
  
Sep 14, 2016

Butch Bellah is a superior salesman and former comedian who shares a ton of value in this show! I know Butch from the mastermind I participate in with Aaron Walker. Don’t know what a mastermind is … you can learn more here. If you think it’s the right fit, then I’d love to work with you.

 
Butch Bellah is the owner of B2 Training & Development where he works with salespeople and organizations to gain more appointments, win more business and retain more customers. From his first corporate job at 21, it took Butch only 4 years to be promoted to Division Sales Manager, then another short 5 years to Vice President of Sales. At 35, he and a business partner acquired controlling interest in the company he’d helped build from a $35 million local business to one of the largest wholesale food distributors in the nation with annual sales almost a quarter-billion dollars.
 
 
In May 2009, Butch underwent triple-bypass heart surgery at 43-years old, completed cardiac rehab and ran his first 5K 190 days after surgery. He’s since completed dozens of 5ks, 2-10k’s and two half marathons.
 
He has written two books, The 10 Essential Habits of Sales Superstars: Plugging Into The Power of Ten and Sales Management For Dummies (John Wiley & Sons).
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • comedy is great for sales and how that relates to ed leadership
  • the importance of 1st impressions and how to speed up the process of getting people to like you
  • why you should script what you present and how it helps you overcome objections
  • delivering with passion
  • people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care
  • success is just a decision away
  • your location is not your destination
  • a great gift idea for your significant other (you will thank me later!)
 
Resources
 
Procrastinate on purpose by Rory Vaden (one of my favorites)
 
Funny business by Butch Bellah (free gift)
 
Connect
 
Butch’s website
 
Butch on Twitter
 
Butch on LinkedIn
 
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.
 
 
  
Sep 7, 2016
Better Leaders Better Schools guest Tiawana Giles is an Assistant Principal at Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia.
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • The "I am you" perspective
  • Finding out what kids are passionate about
  • Situational leadership
  • How to get "all the facts"
  • The importance of a game plan
  • How to celebrate kids
  • How to conduct home visits
  • What she learned doing the 21 Day Instructional Challenge
 
Resources
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.

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