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166: Control the Change

Change is inevitable. It happens to the best of us. But, when change happens to us, it can be challenging to make the most of the opportunity because our emotions get in the way. Tune in to hear 4 tips for how to control the change happening to you so that you can still become your very best.


  • It’s a blip on the screen; it’s not a forever thing
  • It’s a temporary setback that will lead to a long-term upgrade.
  • Maybe your future role doesn’t have a connecting street to your current role and you have to step BACK in order to step INTO your next chapter
  • Change (especially when it might look very different from what you want for yourself) can almost make you paralyzed
  • How you handle these detours determines how mighty that next chapter is going to be for you
  • You have power over your perspective and your response

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.