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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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Oct 31, 2018

Above all else, Scott Long is a son, a brother, a father, and a husband. These relationships inspire him to be better every single day.  Scott and his 3 1/2-year-old son Grady have a slogan they use with each other every day that best summarizes what he aspires to be for those around him, especially for his amazing wife Jessica: "Humble, Kind, Hard-working."

Scott is moved by his relationship with God to serve others as: a coach to inspire; a counselor to support; a teacher to lead; and a friend for fellowship & collaboration.  He is the Principal at Doherty Elementary in West Bloomfield, Michigan, where their mission, in partnership with families and the community, is to provide a safe place where all children learn, laugh, and grow together into lifelong learners.  The DOherty FAMILY lives this mission by behaving with four core values in mind:

  1. Rocky's Cuff Link
  2. All Hands In
  3. Finding the Marigold
  4. R.E.S.P.E.C.T

They succeed by growing together as a family, building a culture of positive abundance, providing strong systems of student support, and delivering wildly engaging instruction.

Scott has served in education for 15 years as a middle school language arts & AVID teacher, a middle school assistant principal, and now as an elementary principal.  He was the 2017 NASSP Michigan Assistant Principal of the Year, which was only made possible because of the amazing team of educators with whom he worked. He enjoys spending his free time hanging out with family, reading, working out, doing anything related to baseball, and listening to music by Switchfoot.

 

Scott Long Show Highlights:

  • Are you getting inspired on the road?
  • Scott’s walking club at school
  • How Scott uses his “Life Song Page”
  • The one question Scott has heard on the podcast that he asks every day
  • Scott’s approach to creating Doherty’s sticky core values
  • Dealing with the fear of rolling out an innovative initiative
  • The exact amount of time it took Scott to create core values with his community
  • Use narratives to illustrate to what you want

 

“Which value is the most prevalent within our community?”

-Scott Long

 

Scott Long Resources:

“Fear feeds on time”

-Scott Long

 

Scott Long Contact Info

 

 

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ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

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Oct 24, 2018

Christopher Lochhead is one of the pioneers of the “Authentic Dialogue” category of podcasts, a best-selling author and three-time Silicon Valley, public company CMO. He stands out for his unique point of view, sense of humor, hard-fought experience and whisky stained mind.

In Christopher’s new book, Niche Down: How to Become Legendary by Being Different, he and co-author Heather Clancy go deep, taking you on a fun, practical, example-packed look at what it takes to design and dominate your own niche. They blow up the idea that the path way to success is building a brand and instead teach you how to “Niche Down” and become known for a niche that you own.

Listeners love Legends & Losers because it is not your typical formulaic “interview show.”

Instead it’s one of the few real, raw, authentic dialogue shows.

From Elon Musk’s first investor Nancy Pfund, NBA legend Bill Walton, New York Times best- selling author Sebastian Junger, the cofounders of John’s Crazy Socks, 4-Star General Stanley McChrystal to convicted murderer-turned motivational speaker Will Little, Christopher has remarkable conversations with hundreds of legendary thinkers from Silicon Valley and beyond.

Christopher says Niche Down is for someone wanting a legendary career, and for “small-e- entrepreneurs” looking to make a mark on the world. It’s the first book on category design for smaller businesses and individuals.

 

Christopher Lochhead Show Highlights:

  • The power of authentic conversations and how to have more of them
  • Curious perspective vs win - lose
  • Foreground vs Background Conversations
  • What’s the purpose of you having the conversation you’re having right now?
  • The story of writing Niche Down
  • If you study Pablo Picasso, you can learn how to niche down
  • The exact question(s) to ask in order to become a category king
  • Better doesn’t mean you are different
  • Fall in love with the problem not the solution
  • What problem are we really solving in schools?

“Follow your different”

-Christopher Lochhead

 

Christopher Lochhead Resources:

 

“It’s what makes us different that makes us difference”

-Christopher Lochhead

Christopher Lochhead Contact Info

“Conversations are not about me getting you to agree with my predetermined point-of-view”

-Christopher Lochhead

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

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Oct 21, 2018

Nancy Conrad created the Conrad Foundation in 2008 to energize and engage students in science and technology through unique entrepreneurial opportunities. The organization’s flagship program, the Conrad Challenge, is a global competition challenging students to combine education, innovation and entrepreneurship to create products that address real-world challenges and global sustainability. By enabling young minds to connect education, innovation and entrepreneurship, the Foundation helps provide a bold platform for enriching the innovative workforce of the future.

Ms. Conrad has been a featured speaker at national and international conferences. Her presentations include TED Long Beach, the Legatum Institute at MIT, and, at the invitation of HM King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz, she spoke at the Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She also presented at the Global Diversity Leadership Conference at Harvard University and the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition conference in Washington, DC. As a leader in transformative education, she has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology detailing how the Conrad Foundation exemplifies the use of partnership and mentorship to improve STEM education. She has been named one of the top 100 leaders in STEM Education. Ms. Conrad serves on the Board of Directors of the Presidential Scholars.

 

Nancy Conrad Show Highlights:

  • Why Nancy started the Conrad Challenge
  • The transformative education approach Nancy uses
  • What kind of challenges do students solve in the Conrad challenge?
  • “No box” thinking
  • Use the word “challenges” instead of  “problems”
  • Your expectations matter for your students and staff
  • Are we making students prisoners of their own minds?
  • Invite your students to the table
  • How schools are juice factories

 

Nancy Conrad Resources:

 

Nancy Conrad Contact Info

Read the Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap

 

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Join my hybrid group coaching & leadership development community

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and non-cognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

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Oct 17, 2018

Kimberley began her career in child psychology with young offenders providing therapy for juveniles aged 10 – 16 years. She gained skills in Developmental Psychology and Play Therapy before traveling extensively to acquire cross-cultural experience with non-English speaking children. Returning to Australia, in 2000, Kimberley established her first clinic as a sole- practitioner and later launched Quirky Kid in 2007 with her partner, Leonardo Rocker. Quirky Kid has since expanded to include two clinics and a creative team of ten, producing award-winning educational resources for classrooms and clinics worldwide. Kimberley, Leonardo and their two children, Olivia (11) and Ben (7) live in Sydney, Australia.

Kimberley O'Brien Show Highlights:

  • Kimberley’s why for working with kids as a child psychologist
  • Tips for getting people in the mood for talking
  • Why Kimberley’s office CANNOT look like a principal’s office
  • The importance of a name and what it communicates …
  • The Best of Friends program, a great SEL program to consider for your school

 

Kimberley O'Brien Resources:

 

Kimberley O'Brien Contact Info

 

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Join my hybrid group coaching

& leadership development community

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

 

SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

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Oct 10, 2018

Ben Baker has always been passionate about story telling. Whether it was in sales in his early career or over the last 20 years as a marketer, Ben’s goal has always been to tell a story that is relevant, valuable and engages his audience.

It is about letting people understand the values and vision of the companies that I work with.   If people, whether they be staff, customers or potential customers do not understand who you are, what you do and why you do it. . . why should they care? My job is to create the conversation that allows them to care.

Ben has been the owner and chief storyteller at Your Brand Marketing for the last decade and can be found at www.yourbrandmarketing.com

Ben originally was my guest on Episode 126.

 

“What do people think about me when I’m not in the room?”

-Ben Baker

 

Ben Baker Show Highlights:

  • Your personal brand is part past, present, and future
  • How a powerful personal brand can inspire confidence
  • The powerful personal brand can help kids be better
  • The top three people Ben admires and why (ask this question too to build a powerful personal brand)
  • How Ben would approach social media as a school leader
  • Tips for using video in innovative ways
  • A practical example of thinking through your personal brand

 

Ben Baker Resources:

 

Ben Baker Contact Info

 

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SHOW SPONSORS:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and noncognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

Copyright © 2018 Better Leaders Better Schools

Oct 3, 2018

Tamara Fyke is a creative entrepreneur with a passion for kids, families, and urban communities, and is the creator, author, and brand manager for Love In A Big World. In her early days, Tamara worked as a substitute teacher in Metro Nashville Public Schools. She transitioned to leading community programs as well as in-school support services, program development, and research. Tamara received her master’s degree in education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development and worked at Vanderbilt’s Center for Safe & Supportive Schools providing professional development, coaching, and consulting for principals and teachers for issues related to safety and climate.

 

Tamara is editor of Building People: Social-Emotional Learning for Kids, Schools & Communities, a book published by Abingdon Press that brings 12 wide-ranging perspectives on SEL to educators, parents, and leaders.

 

Tamara’s specialties and focus areas within education include racial equality; educational technology; entrepreneurship; digital literacy; educational video games; research; school climate; curriculum design; applied developmental science; arts education; urban education; service learning; literature education; the development of caring learning communities; the professional development of educators; and learning in out of school contexts.

 

Tamara lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and is the proud mother of three adopted children.

 

Tamara Fyke Show Highlights:

  • Love in a Big World’s SEL Curriculum
  • Relationships with self and others
  • Ownership and power facing challenging circumstances
  • Risk and resiliency research
  • Stop being a control freak
  • Give yourself time to become who you need to be
  • Do I let my people know that I care?

 

“I wish schools were more like a home rather than an institution”

-Tamara Fyke

 

Tamara Fyke Resources:

 

 

 

Tamara Fyke Contact Info

Show Some Love

 

Join my hybrid group coaching

& leadership development community

Text BETTERMASTERMIND to 33444

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:

ORGANIZED BINDER

  • Organized Binder is an evidence-based RTI2 Tier 1 universal level solution
  • Focuses on improving executive functioning and non-cognitive skills
  • Is in direct alignment with the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework
  • Is an integral component for ensuring Least Restrictive Environments (LRE)

 

You can learn more and improve your student’s success at https://organizedbinder.com/

 

The Conrad Challenge

The Conrad Challenge promotes collaborative, student-centered, real world-relevant learning that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship, unleashing students’ potential to create future-defining solutions and a sustainable society for generations to come.

The Conrad Challenge invites teams of 2-5 students between the ages of 13-18 to innovate new products and services that address global issues in one of six categories:

  • Aerospace & Aviation;
  • Cyber-Technology & Security;
  • Energy & Environment;
  • Health & Nutrition;
  • Smoke-Free World;
  • Transforming Education with Technology.    


The registration process is open from August 24 to October 19, 2018 at www.conradchallenge.org.

 

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