Episode 44: Leading Behind the Scenes with Dr. Amy Mathews-Perez

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

From her ‘messy leadership’ perspective, Dr. Mathews-Perez shares how leaders can use modest expertise to embrace everyone’s reality. AMP, as her friends call her, shares her story of management blinders, being an impatient learner, and shares tips on how leaders can be truly effective. That, plus your #PepTalk and more on this week’s show. MORE EPISODES

They Don’t Work For You; You Work For Them

Jeff GargasBlog, Lead Better

TL;DR: You work for the people you lead. It is your job to find out what motivates them, what inspires them, and what brings them happiness. Leaders need to build trusting relationships with staff to meet their needs. Trusting your staff will give them the opportunity to grow organically. “When you realize you work for your employees and not the … Read More

It’s Time to Get Clear with Your Time!

Lindsay TitusBlog, Manage Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Time is something many people feel like they don’t have enough of. This post shares 5 actionable steps to start making the most of your time each day, including monitoring your language and mindset, reflecting on how you’re currently spending your time, noting how long activities take, blocking time to increase productivity, and delegating! 2 organizers are shared for … Read More

Management with the Grid: How to Keep Kids Motivated

Andrea KalchbennerBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Mastery Done Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: The Grid method can seem like a huge change, but there are some consistencies with a traditional approach. A teacher shares some strategies for management and engagement with the Grid. “How do you keep kids motivated?!” This question pops up over and over again for educators.  It does not matter whether you teach elementary or high school, or if … Read More