Turning Your Biggest Obstacles into Your Biggest Opportunities
Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
- Buried inside of your biggest obstacles are some of your biggest opportunities this year.
- Leaders see obstacles as things that are keeping them from their goals. Builders see obstacles as the very thing that will help them achieve their goals.
- When you adopt the mindset of seeing opportunities into your obstacles, you end up many times actually exceeding your goals and doing things you never dreamed possible.
For this episode I want to talk in general about how Builder’s turn their biggest obstacles into your biggest opportunities. It sounds a little bit like a platitude or a cliche doesn’t it?
I mean really, it’s a nice thought but they call an obstacle and obstacle for a reason. It’s something that’s in the way of your success.
I mean let’s think of some of the obstacles you might be facing right now -- students who aren’t coming to school, parents who aren’t being supportive, students who are reading 2 and 3 grades below grade level, a lack of funding to support your educational program, teachers who are ineffective and resistant to change, central office mandates that create more work and keep you from focusing on the work you need to be doing, no time to get into classrooms because you are constantly putting out fires, and I could go on and on and on.
How can you take these very real obstacles and create opportunities from them?
That’s what we’re going to talk about on today’s episode.
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