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178: Leverage Your Surroundings

As leaders, we sometimes think we have to know and be able to do everything. The truth is, were only need to know of people and things to help us along the way. Tune in to hear 3 ways you can leverage your surroundings so that you can maximize your influence in helping teachers.

Quotables

  • “If you are on social media, and you are not learning, not laughing, not being inspired or not networking, then you are using it wrong.” Germany Kent .
  • You are as good as you use your resources.
  • Use what you got, then go get more.
  • You are a Teacher leader not because of what you bring to the table already, but what you are CAPABLE OF BRINGING TO THE TABLE IN THE FUTURE.
  • I don’t know the answer to that, but I will be glad to find out.
  • You are only as powerful as you allow yourself to be.

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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.