237: Building Capacity in Others

In order to become a great leader or teacher, we have to be able to build capacity in others. Relationships are part of the recipe, but there is also a talent and skillset that goes into helping others grow effectively. Tune in to hear actionable advice on building capacity in those you lead!

building capacity in othersQuotables

  • Our single decision to provide an exquisite learning experience to students and teachers effects the trajectory of so many lives.
  • You have to be available and make an invitation in order to be personable and visible.
  • Students give you just as much as you give them. They are a participant.
  • “You can’t relationship your way to effective.” –Todd Whitaker
  • Our job is to grow people. We can’t be nice people and expect that to translate into effectiveness.
  • What is the recipe that requires skill and relationship building to propel others forward?
  • You have to be available and you have to make an invitation.

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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.