The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Daniel Bauer
About This Show
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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085: Lead change with the power of simple with Kyle Wagner
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Kyle Wagner is the founder and lead consultant for Transform Educational Consulting, an organization that empowers school leaders to lead change and improve student learning through simple, innovative strategies and teaming structures. He is also the former Coordinator of Futures Academy at the International School of Beijing, a program that uses interdisciplinary project- based learning to connect students to their passions and the world outside of school. His book "The Power of SIMPLE" documents this experience and helps provide simple, research- based strategies for school transformation. Kyle is also a former educator at High Tech High, the school featured on the hit documentary “Most Likely to Succeed.” He holds a M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership with a thesis that focuses on developing democratic classrooms and distributed leadership models. When not writing or teaching, he is performing with his original band, participating in karaoke contests and traveling the world with his partner. He currently resides in San Diego, California where he spends time developing schools of the future while helping other school leaders build theirs. Kyle Wagner Show Highlights Which super-hero would play Kyle in real life. The “explore-possibilities" style of leadership Leadership needs to be personalized Great questions are connected to people’s most desired outcomes How to meet people where they’re at to lead effectively What Kyle learned from leaving an incredible job at High Tech High to jump into the unknown in China The paradox and freedom from removing yourself from everyone you know Smaller system = greater innovation Designing a mission that is authentic Don’t post your mission; show your mission (when it’s played out) Leadership is taking people from where they are at and taking them one step further Kyle Wagner Resources Kyle on Twitter Kyle’s website The power of simple by Kyle Wagner Brett Wagner’s band: Emersen