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Episode 112 – Summer Rewind: How To Conduct Student Focus Groups

EPISODE 112Summer Rewind: How To Conduct Student Focus GroupsBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Being a Builder is not just about giving others feedback. Feedback for Builders is a two-way street. That’s why Builders are deliberate about collecting, analyzing, and reflecting on the feedback they get from others and they use this feedback to become better […]

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Episode 111 – Summer Rewind: How To Create Wow Experiences For Your Students And Staff

EPISODE 111Summer Rewind: How To Create Wow Experiences For Your Students And StaffBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:“If we recognize how important natural defining moments are, we can shape them — make them more memorable and meaningful.”Wow experiences elevate the ordinary in a way that reinforces your core values and create moments of insight […]

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Episode 109 – Summer Reading List 2021

EPISODE 109Summer Reading List 2021This year’s list is a little different. I just didn’t read that many great books this year. But I did manage to discover 3 non-education books that I think you should be reading this summer and I’m sharing 4 other books that are on MY summer reading list. Hopefully you’ll discover at least […]

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Episode 108 – Why Being a Builder Makes You a Bit of a Weirdo

EPISODE 108 Why Being a Builder Makes You a Bit of a WeirdoBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Being a Builder makes you different than everyone else — and that’s a good thing. It means that you expect different results and post different gains. Ultimately it means that you can make a bigger difference in the […]

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Episode 107 – How to Plan for the Summer

EPISODE 107 How to Plan for the SummerBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses are planning on doing whatever their district tells them to do this summer. As a result, they will end up complying with district mandates instead of setting up their own schools for success in the fall.Leaders are busy trying to figure out […]

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Episode 106 – Can Assistant Principals Be Builders?

EPISODE 106 Can Assistant Principals Be Builders?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:As an assistant principal, you must learn to bloom where you are planted.Although it may be frustrating to work for a boss or even a leader, you have an important opportunity to learn how to sell your ideas to others. This will prepare you […]

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Episode 105 – Is There Ever A Time When You Just Need To Be A Boss?

EPISODE 105 Is There Ever A Time When You Just Need To Be A Boss?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:The temptation to go “boss-mode” is real. But, the consequences both in the short-term and the long-term are grave.No matter what situation you are facing, Buildership always has an answer that helps you deal with the […]

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Episode 104 – When Your People Are Hurting

EPISODE 104When Your People Are HurtingBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses avoid painful topics and as a result, make the wounds even deeper.Leaders try to deal with painful topics with compassion, but if they don’t handle them correctly, they end up unintentionally re-traumatizing those in pain, and leaving everyone feeling more despair as nothing […]

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Episode 103 – The Problem IS the Solution

EPISODE 103The Problem IS the SolutionBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses tend to make problems go away (or ignore it altogether). That doesn’t actually solve the problem and can actually make problems fester and metastasize.Leaders look for solutions. The problem is, without really understand the problem, most solutions become temporary Band-Aids at best and […]

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