podcast - School Leadership Reimagined

Episode 169 – Are you tweaking or are you transforming?

EPISODE 169Are you tweaking or are you transforming?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Most people say they want transformation but are unwilling to do the work it takes to actually achieve it.You cannot tweak your way to real transformation.People who are looking for tweaks and tricks are doing so because they more comfortable in their […]

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Episode 168 – Can Assistant Principals Be Builders?

EPISODE 168Can 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. If you do, you will open up huge opportunities to make a meaningful difference right now in your career and build the skills you need to make an even greater difference […]

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Episode 167 – The Problem IS the Solution

EPISODE 167The 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 bandaids at best […]

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Episode 164 – Why you may want to throw away your School Improvement Plan

EPISODE 164Why you may want to throw away your School Improvement PlanBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Most school improvement plans are little more than a work of fiction. They don’t represent the reality of our work and they present goals that are either too low or not meaningful enough to make a real difference […]

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Episode 163: How Builders Achieve Their Vision in 3 Years or Less

EPISODE 163How Builders Achieve Their Vision in 3 Years or LessBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:If you only focus on tactics, you will perpetually chase shiny objects and never achieve real traction towards your goals.Strategy is not enough. If your strategy is not contextualized in a larger vision, mission, and core values, you’ll stay […]

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Episode 162: Are these 3 fears keeping you from achieving your vision for your school this year?

EPISODE 162Are these 3 fears keeping you from achieving your vision for your school this year?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:If you don’t believe in your vision for your school, no one else will either.There are 3 big fears that keep us from setting ambitious visions for our schools. Unless you overcome these fears, […]

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Episode 161: Summer Rewind: Episode 84 Success is Boring

EPISODE 161Summer Rewind: Success is BoringBiggest 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 […]

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