249: You Are In Control

How do you react to other people’s actions? Do you become overwhelmed, anxious, or shut down? Listen in to hear of some great tips on overcoming the influence of others and being reminded that YOU are in control!


  • Others can effect your performance, mindset, and wellbeing.
  • We need to be able to protect how people effect us.
  • You are in control of how people affect you.
  • Acknowledge the issue and advocate for the boundaries.
  • Protect your circle of influence.


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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.