podcast - School Leadership Reimagined

Episode 192 – The ONE solution to every “People Problem”

EPISODE 192The ONE solution to every “People Problem”Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:We often treat our people problems as if they are each a separate issue when in fact, all people problems have ONE cause and ONE solution.If you’re struggling with resistance and push-back with your staff, there’s a very simple reason why — […]

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Episode 191 – Is True Staff Alignment Really Possible?

EPISODE 191Is True Staff Alignment Really Possible?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:True staff alignment means that everyone on your staff is focused on doing the right work the right way in order to achieve success for 100% of your students.The reason that most initiatives fail is that your staff isn’t on the same page […]

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Episode 189 – The Secret to Getting Your Staff On Board

EPISODE 189The Secret to Getting Your Staff On BoardBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:When you’re rolling out a new initiative, you need to give your staff time to digest it. Remember, you’ve had weeks to think things through. They’ve literally had seconds. Give it time to sink in.When you step outside of yourself and […]

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Episode 187 – Navigating the hidden power dynamics of being an administrator

EPISODE 187Navigating the hidden power dynamics of being an administratorBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:There is a real power dynamic that exists once you become an administrator. There’s not use hiding from it. But, if you understand it, you can find ways to keep it from ruining your relationships with your staff.When you are […]

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Episode 186 – Is your school “on mission?”

EPISODE 186Is your school “on mission?”Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:If your vision isn’t powered by a compelling “why” (your mission), it loses its impact.Your mission modifies your vision. It’s what gives your vision meaning and purpose.Although your vision is the sexy part of your school purpose, your mission is what helps you pursue […]

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Episode 185 – How to Handle Criticism from Your Staff

EPISODE 185How to Handle Criticism from Your StaffBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Whenever you challenge the status quo, you will face attacks. Some people would rather try to keep you small than grow themselves.Shrinking your vision to satisfy your critics will never appease them. Give a mouse a cookie and he’ll want a glass […]

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Episode 184 – 5 Things you should be thinking about now to set yourself up for a strong second half of the school year

EPISODE 1845 Things you should be thinking about now to set yourself up for a strong second half of the school yearBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Instead of waiting for the same challenges you deal with every year, why not take steps now to eliminate them before they arrive?Instead of coasting into the new […]

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Episode 183 – Finding the Hidden Opportunities in Your School

EPISODE 183Finding the Hidden Opportunities in Your SchoolBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:We need to spend more time building upon our successes than wallowing in our failures.We spend a lot of time studying what isn’t working in our schools when we should be spending more time learning from what IS working.If we understood what […]

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