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Episode 95 – What Are You Asking People To Accept?

EPISODE 95What Are You Asking People To Accept?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses depend on authority to get teachers to accept untenable requests, but doing so can completely ruin your culture and keep you engaged in fighting for power instead of fighting for your students.Leaders depend on teachers’ good will to get stuff done […]

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Episode 94 – What Can You Do About Struggling Students?

EPISODE 94What Can You Do About Struggling Students?Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses deal with struggling students by relying on remediation. The problem is, remediation rarely works.Leaders focus on intervention. But even the best intervention programs wait for students to struggle before they offer support.Builders focus on prevention. With the right prevention program, you […]

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Episode 93 – How to Keep District Mandates from Derailing Your Plans

EPISODE 93How to Keep District Mandates from Derailing Your PlansBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses tend to react to new mandates. Such emotional responses keep you from proactively moving forward.  Leaders respond to new mandates. While that’s better than reacting, it still puts you in a passive position and leaves every goal you pursue […]

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Episode 92 – How Builders Handle Pressure

EPISODE 92How Builders Handle PressureBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Bosses tend to handle pressure by making declarations, even if they must later issue a retraction.  Leaders handle pressure by trying to provide answers. But doing so is a trap that increases their stress and keeps them from ever truly solving problems.Builders deal with pressure […]

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Episode 90 – How Builders Achieve Their Visions in 3 Years or Less

EPISODE 90How Builders Achieve Their Visions 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 88 – “I can’t deal with that right now”

EPISODE 88“I Can’t Deal With That Right Now”Biggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:When people are juggling a lot of problems, they give up in trying to solve them all and adopt tunnel vision. There is no long-term planning. They don’t think strategically. They don’t prioritize their issues. Instead, they just react to whatever problem […]

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Episode 87 – This one question changes everything

EPISODE 87This One Question Changes EverythingBiggest Takeaways You Don’t Want to Miss:Your leadership story may feel true, but is it? What if you could rewrite your leadership story without changing anything about your circumstances?The stories we tell ourselves about our schools reflect whether we have a leadership perspective or a buildership perspective.Builders take full responsibility […]

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