142: Praise Isn’t Just a Professional Thing

Acknowledging the talents and contributions of others shouldn’t be limited to something only done in our professional lives. We have to pour into each other in all aspects of our lives. Tune in to hear how I incorporate building relationships through empowering others in my everyday life and how you can do it too!

Quotables

  • What a waste for that thought to remain just a thought. It does nothing for my progress as a person to think nice things about other people and not tell them.
  • You never know when it’s your last day. So you might as well go make someone’s day while you can!
  • You don’t have to be someone’s mentor, evaluator or leader to give them feedback.
  • Giving freely of your thoughts is an act of kindness that could save lives

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About the author, Gretchen

I am an educator of almost a decade, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.