Episode #191: Jeannie Moravits Smith

Dana GoodierBlog, Out of the Trenches Podcast

Jeannie Moravits¬†Smith is the founder of Dynamism Leadership, formerly HR-Rx, a Leadership Mindset and Organization Development Consulting firm established in 2005. Prior to becoming CEO, she held Executive Leadership roles at a variety of organizations.¬† Now with over three decades of personal and professional experience, Jeannie has helped thousands of leaders learn how to take charge of the catabolic thoughts … Read More

Episode #181: Lorena Seidel: Emotionally Intelligent Schools

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Lorena Seidel M.Ed. is a Social Emotional Learning {SEL} Consultant, a certified Montessori teacher, a trained Positive Discipline Educator, a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher, and a mother of three. She helps adults create a more positive relationship with young children and a more peaceful home and classroom environments. Lorena has helped thousands of parents and teachers stay strong, calm, … Read More

Episode #179: Matt Taylor

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

  Matthew Taylor leads the Noble Story Group, a consulting firm that brings an emotional intelligence-based approach to leadership development in education and non-profit organizations. Matthew recently published The Noble School Leader, a practical guide for school leaders and managers seeking concrete strategies for professional improvement. He has extensive experience teaching in and leading schools, having worked in urban neighborhood, … Read More

Episode #165: Iggy Perillo

Dana GoodierOut of the Trenches Podcast

Iggy Perillo cultivates leaders who are building the habit of emotionally intelligent leadership so they can shift culture and make the world a better place. She facilitates masterminds for professionals who want to lead with wisdom as they excel in their work, sport and life. She created WSL Leadership to embolden leaders who value connection, communication and trust. Iggy works … Read More

The Heart of Education: Feeling Safe

Jennifer WaldvogelBlog, Connect Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR Emotional safety is just as critical as physical safety. Creating safe spaces in our classrooms starts with understanding our own safety needs. Build hands-on tasks with students and colleagues to break down complex emotional ideas. Using mood meters provides learners with a language to describe their emotions. Feeling safe is a fundamental need. Learners’ attention in our classes depends … Read More