The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer

by Daniel Bauer's perspective has been heavily influenced by Jim Collins, Seth Godin, Brené Brown, Richard DuFour, and Bill Hybels.

The Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast: Leadership Insights | Create Winning Cultures | Focus on the Essential | Lead with Courage & Integrity | Principal Radio | School Administrator | Danny "Sunshine" Bauer
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 152
  • Last: 10 Mar 2018
Better Leaders Better Schools is a world-class podcast created for you --the current school administrator, emerging leader, and educational influencer. Each episode Daniel Bauer interviews top school principals as well as industry leaders to unpack their leadership insights learned via their experiences and mistakes. Discover how to create a winning school culture, focus on the essential, and lead with courage and integrity. Learn how to build relationships, leverage data, and maximize your influence by practicing a growth mindset. Each show includes helpful educational resources shared to improve your leadership skills at school. In addition to increasing student achievement and helping school leaders meet their peak performance, this podcast was created to make your commute, workout, and even the chores more enjoyable!

Episodes (152)

  • The School Leadership Series
    The School Leadership Series
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    Published: 10 Mar 2018 Duration: 17:43
    Did you know I have a new podcast out? The School Leadership Series is daily, 5 minutes or less, and meant to be a quick encouragement. On iTunes :https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/school-leadership-series-motivation-for-todays-educator/i... Read more →
    Did you know I have a new podcast out? The School Leadership Series is daily, 5 minutes or less, and meant to be a quick encouragement. On iTunes :https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/school-leadership-series-motivation-for-todays-educator/i... Read more →

  • Learning in spite of school
    Learning in spite of school
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 30:55
    Don Wettrick is the Innovation Coordinator at Noblesville High School, and is the author of "Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level." Wettrick has worked as a middle school and high school teache... Read more →
    Don Wettrick is the Innovation Coordinator at Noblesville High School, and is the author of "Pure Genius: Building a Culture of Innovation and Taking 20% Time to the Next Level." Wettrick has worked as a middle school and high school teache... Read more →

  • Creating identity safe schools
    Creating identity safe schools
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 50:27
    Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas is an independent consultant who has spoken on the subject of how to combat bullying, create identity safe classrooms, and positive school climates at conferences, schools, and universities across the United States. Sh... Read more →
    Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas is an independent consultant who has spoken on the subject of how to combat bullying, create identity safe classrooms, and positive school climates at conferences, schools, and universities across the United States. Sh... Read more →

  • Stand out. Be different. Find your purpose.
    Stand out. Be different. Find your purpose.
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 37:29
    Jesse is the Owner of Fans First Entertainment, who owns and operates the Savannah Bananas and the Gastonia Grizzlies.  The teams have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, and ESPN. Cole... Read more →
    Jesse is the Owner of Fans First Entertainment, who owns and operates the Savannah Bananas and the Gastonia Grizzlies.  The teams have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, and ESPN. Cole... Read more →

  • 134: Family engagement success strategy
    134: Family engagement success strategy
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 48:40
    Nathaniel Provencio, M.Ed. has been the principal of Minnieville Elementary in Prince William County, Virginia since 2010. Mr. Provencio began his teaching career in 2001 as a third-grade teacher. Under his leadership, Minnieville Elementar... Read more →
    Nathaniel Provencio, M.Ed. has been the principal of Minnieville Elementary in Prince William County, Virginia since 2010. Mr. Provencio began his teaching career in 2001 as a third-grade teacher. Under his leadership, Minnieville Elementar... Read more →

  • 133: Keep your passions alive
    133: Keep your passions alive
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 49:05
    Sarah Johnson has been an educator in Northwest Wisconsin for thirteen years, first as an English Teacher and then as a building principal. She is entering her sixth year in school administration and is currently a high school principal in ... Read more →
    Sarah Johnson has been an educator in Northwest Wisconsin for thirteen years, first as an English Teacher and then as a building principal. She is entering her sixth year in school administration and is currently a high school principal in ... Read more →

  • How can I help you win?
    How can I help you win?
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 11:28
    Chris Mefford has done it all, from starting his own company to working for churches, and most recently as a former VP at the Dave Ramsey organization (planning live events and more) and EVP for Dr. Henry Cloud. Currently, Chris is the acti... Read more →
    Chris Mefford has done it all, from starting his own company to working for churches, and most recently as a former VP at the Dave Ramsey organization (planning live events and more) and EVP for Dr. Henry Cloud. Currently, Chris is the acti... Read more →

  • 132: Ask questions to start thinking bigger
    132: Ask questions to start thinking bigger
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 55:26
    Kevin Monroe is captivated by the idea that God has a higher purpose for life, leadership, and service. He believes the people who find and fulfill their higher purpose have more fun, experience greater fulfillment, and make the world bette... Read more →
    Kevin Monroe is captivated by the idea that God has a higher purpose for life, leadership, and service. He believes the people who find and fulfill their higher purpose have more fun, experience greater fulfillment, and make the world bette... Read more →

  • Focus on generosity and the results will follow
    Focus on generosity and the results will follow
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 56:48
    Winston Sakurai has distinguished himself as an innovative educational leader at the state and national level for over 25 years. He was recently named by the National Association of Secondary School Principals as a 2016 National Digital Pri... Read more →
    Winston Sakurai has distinguished himself as an innovative educational leader at the state and national level for over 25 years. He was recently named by the National Association of Secondary School Principals as a 2016 National Digital Pri... Read more →

  • Give It a Shot and Let Magic Happen
    Give It a Shot and Let Magic Happen
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 55:56
    Mike Roberts has taught middle school English for nearly twenty years. In that time, he has received numerous awards for his outstanding teaching, including being named the 2014 Utah English Teacher of the Year.    Mike's most recent book, ... Read more →
    Mike Roberts has taught middle school English for nearly twenty years. In that time, he has received numerous awards for his outstanding teaching, including being named the 2014 Utah English Teacher of the Year.    Mike's most recent book, ... Read more →

  • 130: An Ethic of Excellence Comes From Within
    130: An Ethic of Excellence Comes From Within
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 48:34
    A sought after speaker and writer, Kerry Gallagher’s full time job is as Digital Learning Specialist at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts. She’s also the Director of K-12 Education for ConnectSafely.organd an EdSurge Columnist. Kerr... Read more →
    A sought after speaker and writer, Kerry Gallagher’s full time job is as Digital Learning Specialist at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts. She’s also the Director of K-12 Education for ConnectSafely.organd an EdSurge Columnist. Kerr... Read more →

  • 129: Do it because you want to, not because you have to
    129: Do it because you want to, not because you have to
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 45:18
    Originally from DeMotte, Indiana, Kyle Hamstra moved to Cary, North Carolina in 2002. After teaching fifth grade math/science for fourteen years at Davis Drive Elementary, Kyle is now a second-year elementary STEM Specialist, serving over 1... Read more →
    Originally from DeMotte, Indiana, Kyle Hamstra moved to Cary, North Carolina in 2002. After teaching fifth grade math/science for fourteen years at Davis Drive Elementary, Kyle is now a second-year elementary STEM Specialist, serving over 1... Read more →

  • Relentless Learning with Hamish Brewer
    Relentless Learning with Hamish Brewer
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:00:48
    When the name Hamish Brewer is mentioned, a number of words come to mind; relentless, innovative, maverick and loyal. Hamish Brewer is a visionary unfazed by conventional leadership and educational practices and theories, which leads him t... Read more →
    When the name Hamish Brewer is mentioned, a number of words come to mind; relentless, innovative, maverick and loyal. Hamish Brewer is a visionary unfazed by conventional leadership and educational practices and theories, which leads him t... Read more →

  • 128: Come Inside and Join Us
    128: Come Inside and Join Us
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 48:13
    Matt Arend is an Elementary Principal (KN-5) in Plano ISD in Plano, TX. As the principal of #SiglerNation or Sigler Elementary, Matt models servant leadership through working side by side with teachers, never asking anyone to do something h... Read more →
    Matt Arend is an Elementary Principal (KN-5) in Plano ISD in Plano, TX. As the principal of #SiglerNation or Sigler Elementary, Matt models servant leadership through working side by side with teachers, never asking anyone to do something h... Read more →

  • 127: Race and Privilege in Kansas City, MO
    127: Race and Privilege in Kansas City, MO
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 52:35
    Nathaniel Bozarth calls himself a storyteller and curious individual. Trained in the techniques of anthropology, Nathaniel strives to see the small (the minute details that are often overlooked), to see the big (the overarching systems that... Read more →
    Nathaniel Bozarth calls himself a storyteller and curious individual. Trained in the techniques of anthropology, Nathaniel strives to see the small (the minute details that are often overlooked), to see the big (the overarching systems that... Read more →

  • BONUS: Designing the Future of School
    BONUS: Designing the Future of School
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 52:51
    Adam started Abl to help all schools move beyond the 20th century model of education. Two and a half decades after dropping out of high school, he returned to the field of education to rethink the structure of school as we know it. His care... Read more →
    Adam started Abl to help all schools move beyond the 20th century model of education. Two and a half decades after dropping out of high school, he returned to the field of education to rethink the structure of school as we know it. His care... Read more →

  • 126: How to Build a Brand for Your School
    126: How to Build a Brand for Your School
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 52:10
    Ben Baker has always been passionate about story telling. Whether it was in sales in his early career or over the last 20 years as a marketer, Ben’s goal has always been to tell a story that is relevant, valuable and engages his audience.  ... Read more →
    Ben Baker has always been passionate about story telling. Whether it was in sales in his early career or over the last 20 years as a marketer, Ben’s goal has always been to tell a story that is relevant, valuable and engages his audience.  ... Read more →

  • Powerful Student Writing
    Powerful Student Writing
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    Published: 27 Dec 2017 Duration: 33:50
    Mighty Writers was founded in 2009 with the mission to teach kids to think clearly and write with clarity. The organization offers free programs for students from elementary through high school at centers in four diverse Philadelphia neighb... Read more →
    Mighty Writers was founded in 2009 with the mission to teach kids to think clearly and write with clarity. The organization offers free programs for students from elementary through high school at centers in four diverse Philadelphia neighb... Read more →

  • Gratitude in Every Breath
    Gratitude in Every Breath
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 44:27
    Georgian is the founder and host of “The Gratitude Podcast”, a weekly show that inspires people to find new ways of making gratitude a habit by interviewing successful people and getting them to share fascinating stories about living a grat... Read more →
    Georgian is the founder and host of “The Gratitude Podcast”, a weekly show that inspires people to find new ways of making gratitude a habit by interviewing successful people and getting them to share fascinating stories about living a grat... Read more →

  • Take a breath and reduce stress
    Take a breath and reduce stress
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 49:17
    Sonya Thomlinson (Uchita) HHC, ERYT-500, C-IAYT was co-director and co-founder of Tandava Yoga and Trinity Yoga Centers in Kelowna and Vernon, British Columbia from 2003-2016.  An avid student of yoga and meditation since 1994, and teaching... Read more →
    Sonya Thomlinson (Uchita) HHC, ERYT-500, C-IAYT was co-director and co-founder of Tandava Yoga and Trinity Yoga Centers in Kelowna and Vernon, British Columbia from 2003-2016.  An avid student of yoga and meditation since 1994, and teaching... Read more →