152: Silent Confidence Speaks the Loudest

If you want to make a true impact on the teaching profession you need to adjust the way you lead others with a confidence that is silent but effective. Tune in to hear 5 tips on how the best teacher leaders personalize the learning experience of others to ensure they grow as professionals during their lifetime career as educators.

Quotables:

  • Let the learner do the leading
  • [Leaders] don’t have much to say but in being silent they say so much
  • The quietest person in the room is often the most knowledgeable
  • I am here to do this important work WITH you, not tell you how to do it and leave you hanging
  • I want your example to enter the room before your mouth
  • Great coaches shouldn’t be seen
  • You are best utilized behind the scenes personalizing the experience for every teacher, not talking about your golden days.

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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.