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Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!

Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!
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Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!

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Episodes

The Story of Quirky Kid

10/17/2018
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Kimberley began her career in child psychology with young offenders providing therapy for juveniles aged 10 – 16 years. She gained skills in Developmental Psychology and Play Therapy before traveling extensively to acquire cross-cultural experience with non-English speaking children. Returning to Australia, in 2000, Kimberley established her first clinic as a sole- practitioner and later launched Quirky Kid in 2007 with her partner, Leonardo Rocker. Quirky Kid has since expanded to include...

Duration:00:37:00

Building Powerful Personal Brand

10/10/2018
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Ben Baker has always been passionate about story telling. Whether it was in sales in his early career or over the last 20 years as a marketer, Ben’s goal has always been to tell a story that is relevant, valuable and engages his audience. It is about letting people understand the values and vision of the companies that I work with. If people, whether they be staff, customers or potential customers do not understand who you are, what you do and why you do it. . . why should they care? My job...

Duration:00:33:30

Love in a Big World

10/3/2018
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Tamara Fyke is a creative entrepreneur with a passion for kids, families, and urban communities, and is the creator, author, and brand manager for Love In A Big World. In her early days, Tamara worked as a substitute teacher in Metro Nashville Public Schools. She transitioned to leading community programs as well as in-school support services, program development, and research. Tamara received her master’s degree in education from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and...

Duration:00:31:55

L.O.V.E. your school (learn, observe, value, & empower)

9/26/2018
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Eugene Park is a man of faith who trusts that all things, the good and the trials of life, happen for a reason. He is a husband to Yuna Park and father of two amazing girls. Gene has been an educator for 17 years. As a classroom teacher Gene worked in Cherry Hill for 10 years as a 2nd grade teacher, 3rd grade teacher and 5th grade teacher. He has also served as an assistant principal in Camden and Southampton, NJ for three years. Gene now serves in his dream job, as the principal of A....

Duration:00:37:46

Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap

9/23/2018
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Short and sweet show notes today -- I crossed off a major milestone on my bucket list this week. I wrote my first book for school leaders!!! If you have gotten value from this show over the years I am asking that you purchase the book today: https://bit.ly/blbsroadmap (or search Better Leaders Better Schools Roadmap on Amazon). Thanks for listening over the years. I hope you enjoy the book as much as you enjoy the #1 downloaded podcast for school leaders.

Duration:00:08:42

What educators can learn from the finance industry

9/19/2018
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Alexander is a professor of finance as well as Advisor and Board of Directors Member for fintech and financial services companies. Which means he is transforming, accelerating, and advising businesses that students he is educating want to work for. As a professor, Alexander helps students understand how the financial services industry works. He also lead a master's in financial analysis program, helping students bridge their liberal arts background to a focused career in finance. As a...

Duration:00:37:17

What I Learned as the 2017-2018 NASSP President

9/12/2018
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Daniel P. Kelley is an educator, instructional leader, and innovator. Before assuming the presidency of NASSP in 2017, Dan served as principal of Smithfield High School in Smithfield, RI, and was named the 2012 Rhode Island Principal of the Year. Before this, he served as a high school assistant principal; a high school and middle school special education teacher; and a middle school math and science teacher. As a leader in education, Dan believes in challenging current instructional...

Duration:00:31:45

Be the One for Kids

9/5/2018
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Ryan was raised in Southern California, where his diverse education experiences all started. He attended public school, private school, and was homeschooled. He has seen and been part of all types of education systems, which gives him a different perspective. Ryan is a passionate educator who has made it his mission to help everyone live up to their potential. He also has an immense dedication to kids and to making sure all educators understand the power they have in a child’s life. Ryan...

Duration:00:29:03

Everyday Instructional Coaching

8/29/2018
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Dr. Nathan D. Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo. Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He was director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as education supervisor at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He speaks at both local and national professional conferences...

Duration:00:31:17

Hacking Early Learning

8/22/2018
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Jessica is the Principal of the “Happiest Place in Southeastern Minnesota”, the Woodson Kindergarten Center. She has been an assistant middle school principal, a special education supervisor, and special education teacher. She started her career as a Music Therapist and worked with adults with disabilities and adolescents in residential settings in Iowa and Illinois. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Music Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, a Masters in Special Education from...

Duration:00:31:29

Building Relationships and Resilience

8/15/2018
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Elena Aguilar is the founder and president of Bright Morning Consulting. She has trained thousands of educators across the United States and abroad in transformational coaching and team development. She is a regular contributor for Edutopia and EdWeek Teacher and has published two highly acclaimed books: The Art of Coaching (2013) and The Art of Coaching Teams (2016) with an upcoming book titled Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators anticipated to release in May 2018. Elena’s...

Duration:00:46:55

Success is a Process not a Destination

8/8/2018
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Chris Jones has been an educator in Massachusetts for 18 years. He is just wrapping up his 11th year as a building administrator; the last 2.5 of which he has been the Principal of Seekonk High School in Seekonk, MA. Chris will be leading Whitman-Hanson High School in SY 2018-2019. Chris is passionate about continuous improvement and the idea that success is not a destination, but a process. Chris’s beliefs around the importance of a positive work environment, continuous growth, and a...

Duration:00:51:01

Balance Like a Pirate

8/6/2018
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This is a bonus episode with the author’s of Balance like a Pirate. Jessica Cabeen has been on the show before (Episode 078) as well as Sarah Johnson (Episode 133). Jessica was supposed to be on the show before, but an emergency happened and like my friend Jonathan Bates says, “You can’t make up real life!” I hope to get Jessica on the show individually sometime in the future. Is Balance possible as a leader? We dig into that topic and the ladies’ new book in this special bonus...

Duration:00:20:26

Knocking Down the Walls of the Classroom

8/1/2018
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Chris Nesi is certified in social studies and supervision and has inspired students and teachers at the middle, high school, and collegiate levels. Technology and its role in education are his professional passion. Chris is on the cutting edge of education technology trends and he is a creative, detail-oriented, and tech-savvy educator who is never short on innovative ideas, energy, and the desire to get involved in a school community. He has developed and presented professional...

Duration:00:48:24

Changing the game through Restorative Practices

7/25/2018
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Demetrius Ball is a current AP at Dougherty Valley HS. Demetrius served in the Army before becoming an educator. He met his wife in college as a freshmen at West Point and together they have 4 incredible kids. This year he has become passionate in long distance running. Demetrius Ball Show Highlights: How his military experience impacted his leadership styleThe struggle of being a connected educatorHow Demetrius tells the story of his school through a podcastBridging the communication gap...

Duration:00:43:11

The local school as a catalyst for the community

7/18/2018
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Ryan Jackson is the new principal of Mt. Pleasant High in Mt. Pleasant, TN. Prior to this he served as an AP at Maplewood HS. Jackson’s tenure in education has sent him as far as China to exchange leadership philosophies as part of Vanderbilt University and Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Principal Leaders Academy of Nashville. In our first podcast we dug into his Competitive Teaching Model and his identity as the UnderdogsAdvocate. Ryan has been my guest on Episode 003 and 050. He is my...

Duration:00:39:33

Love what you do. Do what you love

7/11/2018
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Jess Hutchinson is the principal at the amazing Avoca West Elementary School in Glenview, just north of Chicago. This is her 4th year in the role, 6th as an administrator. There is nothing else she’d rather be doing! Prior to being an administrator, Jess was a teacher in middle school and elementary school for 12 years. She also has experience as a literacy coach. Jess loves to support teachers to stretch themselves to be their very best for their students. Finally, Jess is the mom of 2,...

Duration:00:47:25

Viewing conflict as an opportunity

7/4/2018
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Kwame is a business lawyer and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute. In this role he conducts live negotiation and conflict resolution training sessions for organizations. Kwame’s Tedx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was viewed over 24,000 times in less than 24 hours and was the most popular Tedx Talk on conflict of 2017. Kwame hosts the podcast Negotiate Anything, where he interviews successful professionals and shares powerful persuasion techniques. With over...

Duration:00:42:35

How can our acts of courage lead to better student success?

6/27/2018
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Anne M. Beninghof, an internationally recognized consultant and trainer, has more than thirty 35 years of experience working with students and teachers, in a variety of public and private settings. She has been a special education teacher, adjunct faculty member of the University of Hartford and the University of Colorado, has published several books and videos, and provided staff development in all 50 states. Anne has authored 8 books, several educational videotapes and is a regular...

Duration:00:49:15

Take Care of Yourself and Your People

6/20/2018
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Crystal is the founder of LeadingUp Consulting, a consulting firm based in North Carolina focused on advancing student achievement by strengthening teachers and school leaders. Crystal is a 25-year veteran of North Carolina schools and universities – serving in multiple roles from teacher to Principal to course instructor of Elementary Education at North Carolina State University. Prior to her career in education, Crystal also served in the United States Air Force. In her free time,...

Duration:00:52:35