podcast - School Leadership Reimagined

Episode 126 – When the Rug is Pulled Out from Under You…

EPISODE 126When the Rug is Pulled Out from Under You…Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Every Builder will face someone or something that attempts to obstruct what you are building. It’s not “if” it happens, it’s merely a matter of “when.”No matter how impossible others try to make it for you, you can keep building. […]

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Episode 125 – How to Handle the “October Surprise”

EPISODE 125How to Handle the “October Surprise”Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:The “October Surprise” is a phenomenon mostly known in political circles, but it’s also rampant in education.Most people ignore or accept their October Surprise as just a part of the school year. But, if you play it right, your October Surprise can fortify […]

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Episode 124 – The 4 Zones Of Buildership

EPISODE 124The 4 Zones Of BuildershipBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Every school resides in one of four key zones. Each zone has a root challenge. The more you understand your current school zone, the faster you are able to overcome your root challenge and move to the next zone.Most problems you’re currently facing are […]

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Episode 123 – What To Do When Your Situation Seems Impossible

EPISODE 123What To Do When Your Situation Seems ImpossibleBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:When situations seem impossible, it’s usually because we are holding onto one or more assumptions that are simply not true.When you question all your assumptions, you can find solutions that were previously hidden to you.There are 3 simple steps to questioning […]

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Episode 120 – Summer Rewind: Six Early Warning Signs of a Toxic School Culture

EPISODE 120Summer Rewind: Six Early Warning Signs of a Toxic School CultureBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:A toxic culture can completely derail any change efforts you want to make, so it is really important to detect and deal with any sign of toxicity first, before you begin your change efforts. Otherwise, that toxic culture […]

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Episode 119 – Summer Rewind: Success is Boring

EPISODE 119Summer 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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Episode 118 – Summer Rewind: All Money Ain’t Good Money

EPISODE 118Summer Rewind: All Money Ain’t Good MoneyBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:We are being asked to make decisions quickly in the face of a crisis, but “All money ain’t good money.”Every decision you make will have short-term trade offs and long-term consequences. If you don’t consider these, you may make a decision you […]

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Episode 117 – Summer Rewind: How to Create School Core Values with Your Teachers Without Drama and Chaos

EPISODE 117Summer Rewind: How to Create School Core Values with Your Teachers Without Drama and ChaosBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:You own your vision. You and your staff co-create your mission. Your staff owns your core values. In order for core values to work, everyone must have two things during their creation — a voice […]

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