274: How Teaching and Leading is Just Like Writing a Book

In this episode of the Empowering Educators Podcast, Gretchen shares about her experience with writing a book and she draws parallels to teaching and leading. You’ll enjoy getting a “behind the scenes” taste of what Gretchen has been working on, all while gaining valuable insight for your own career.

How Teaching and Leading is Just Like Writing a BookQuotables

  • Show up every day no matter what- consistency is what makes you effective.
  • You have to have a roadmap but still leave room to off road.
  • Are you saying the same things in different ways so that it can be remembered and acted upon?
  • Back up what you’re saying.
  • Share yourself. You are the x-factor.
  • Consistency is everything.


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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.