236: Uncovering the Root

Whether you are helping teachers develop their craft or you are in the classroom with students, uncovering the root of a problem is an essential skill. Having a method and strategy when uncovering the root of a problem or issue will help you develop as leader and build trust within your educational community. Tune in to hear the S.W.E.A.T.E.R method and actionable steps that you can take today!

uncovering the rootQuotables

  • Adults want to have a voice, they want to be heard, they want to take control. Sometimes there is an unseen obstacle in the way.
  • If we are forcing others to comply, but we don’t give the other person the opportunity to be heard then we are missing the chance for someone’s talent to come to fruition.
  • What is the person you are leading really wishing for or wanting to happen?
  • Look at future achievements to help bridge the gap to the goal.
  •  Be personable but get personable too.
  • The only way we can make our mark in the world is to draw people to us.
  • Follow the S.W.E.A.T.E.R method to uncover the root and become a better leader.

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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.