Creative Struggles: The Expert in the Room

Raymond PortenBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: When someone has a creative struggle, think outside of the box for ways to support them. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Leaders don’t have to have all the answers, but they should be able to find someone who does. Leo is constantly drawing, doodling, sketching.  He creates these pictures of characters with elaborate backstories.  He spends hours … Read More

Moving Your Staff From Stressed to Strategic

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Video(s)

Moving Your Staff From Stressed to Strategic Video Highlights: Learn how to set up your vision. Reduce the stress of staff and teachers. Reach goals and move the needle without pushback. [scroll down to keep reading] About Chad Ostrowski Chad Ostrowski is the co-founder of the Teach Better Team, and creator of The Grid Method. He is also a co-author … Read More

Leading Through Instructional Practices

Chad OstrowskiBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better

TL;DR: While educators with formal leadership roles are often seen as the leaders, teachers who lead through instructional practices they initiate themselves have the most impact. Innovation in the classroom leads to change and a model of success in your classroom that others take notice of. Proudly share your successes and failures with others through discussions to affect change. We … Read More

Episode 14 | Featuring Dr. Jeff Springer

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Dr. Jeff Springer, an educator for 34 years, is the founder of the G.O.A.L. TEAM (Getting Others to Achieve Higher Levels). The G.O.A.L. TEAM, was created for helping high school students and young adults to maximize their personal leadership potential. Jeff, a former Texas High School Head Football Coach and eleven-year veteran of the classroom, is also formerly the Principal … Read More