School Leadership Reimagined - Success is Boring

EPISODE 119

Summer Rewind: Success is Boring

Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
  • It may seem as if the road to success is all about the latest and greatest new innovation, but as it turns out, success is much more boring.
  • True success is really about doing the boring stuff consistently and pervasively.
  • Instead of chasing the latest shiny objects, focus on what really matters.

I'm often asked what the secret is to success. Is it some new program? Some secret strategy? Some new technique? Unfortunately, my answer disappoints many people looking for the latest and greatest next new thing. Success, it turns out, is pretty boring.

So if you find yourself chasing the latest new thing and you're constantly on the school improvement hamster wheel, then tune in to today's Summer Rewind where we revisit episode 84 to learn the secret of true success. In other words, discover how to be boring #LikeABuilder

Check out these highlights:

  • Why the bells and whistles don’t deliver the results you want.
  • How shiny objects can distract you from doing the real work you need to be doing.
  • What boring things you should be doing consistently if you want to reach your goals.
  • How Builders stay focused.
  • How rewards of being boring lead to the excitement of true and lasting success.
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