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Episode 146 – Why Builders Never Have “People Problems”

EPISODE 146Why Builders Never Have “People Problems”Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Every “people problem” is really a process problem. Instead of treating people as problems, solve the real issue so that you can eliminate your “people problems” once and for all.It’s not that Builders never encounter issues with people; it’s that those issues no […]

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Episode 145 – It all starts with your purpose

EPISODE 145It all starts with your PurposeBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Just like you would never build a house without a strong foundation, you cannot build a strong school without a solid Purpose.Your vision, mission, and core values aren’t just pretty slogans on a wall or in a binder. Your vision, mission, and core […]

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Episode 143 – An Excerpt from Builder’s Bootcamp 2022 Part II

EPISODE 143An Excerpt from Builder’s Bootcamp 2022Part IIBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:We spend far too much time tinkering with symptoms instead of getting to the root cause of a challenge and solving it for good.When you really examine most school challenges, they have a very common root cause. Solve that root cause and […]

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Episode 142 – An Excerpt from Builder’s Bootcamp 2022

EPISODE 142An Excerpt from Builder’s Bootcamp 2022Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:What you believe determines how you proceed. If you believe in the myths of leadership, those myths will keep you from walking in your true purpose as a Builder.Builders turn the myths that hold others back on their heads. This is what allows […]

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Episode 141 – Why You Need to Play the Long Game

EPISODE 141Why You Need to Play the Long GameBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:When we get into crisis mode, we are often tempted to settle for short-term fixes instead of long-term solutions. But, short-term fixes can often create long-term problems.When you play the long game, you’re willing to suffer a few minor inconveniences in […]

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Episode 140 – Methods or Principles?

EPISODE 140Methods or Principles?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Methods are context-dependent. Principles are context-agnostic.Methods come and go. Principles are timeless.While it is easier (and sometimes even sexier) to choose methods, you can only create lasting results when you choose principles.Methods offer a temporary relief. Principles help you develop lasting solutions.Armed with the right principles, […]

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Episode 139 – Are You Tweaking or Transforming?

EPISODE 139Are You Tweaking or 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 current situation […]

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Episode 138 – Turning Your Biggest Challenges Into Your Biggest Opportunities

EPISODE 138Turning Your Biggest Challenges Into Your Biggest OpportunitiesBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:The reason so many of us are struggling with imposter syndrome is that we have been taught the wrong way to look at our challenges.When we look at our challenges through the lens of leadership, we feel pressure to have the […]

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Episode 137 – The Top 5 Lessons We Learned in 2021

EPISODE 137The Top 5 Lessons We Learned in 2021Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Builders take time to reflect on the past lessons and use those lessons to create a better future for themselves and their schools.Much of the conventional wisdom about how to achieve your school goals actually steers us in the wrong direction. […]

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