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Schools Of Excellence Podcast

Apr 27, 2021

Gratitude and appreciation need to be a habit - a constant in your life. And having a week in a year that is focused on key stakeholders that drive success in your school, is really special. It shows that you value them, and reinforces a culture you'd want to see in a school of excellence.

While we may not remember...


Apr 23, 2021

When leaders fail, their failure is highly attributed to their lack of preparation. As school owners, we tend to work really hard on executing our plans, but we also want to take time to look ahead, predict, understand cautions and traps that we might fall into if our plans are not actualized. We must be ready. We must...


Apr 20, 2021

Let’s face it, when a teacher starts to cry during a difficult conversation, it can make even the most experienced school owner uncomfortable.  It’s hard to know what to do, and our own emotional reactions can get in the way of thinking clearly. 

In today's episode, I tackle the second shield used by teachers when a...


Apr 13, 2021

Like it or not, schools are home to a number of difficult conversations. Discussing topics such as...

  1. pay and benefits
  2. Inappropriate behavior
  3. Underperformance

These can be uncomfortable. But having successful one-on-one conversations is what separates great school leaders from ineffective ones. Difficult conversations...


Apr 6, 2021

Ready to roll back emotional exhaustion and recharge your workplace?

 

Employee morale doesn’t simply translate into how happy your people are; it’s a direct reflection of how healthy your school culture is, how well you and other leaders are communicating with teams, and how effective your managers are. High morale...