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Ryan Jackson: Courage to Create

Ryan Jackson Courage to Create

This is a milestone for the show: Episode 50 with Ryan Jackson.I can’t think of a better guy to bring back to the show. Ryan is the first guest I have interviewed twice on Better Leaders Better Schools.Since our last show, Ryan Jackson has accepted a new position as Principal at Mt. Pleasant High School […]

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Emily Drake: Get out of the perfectionist box

Emily Drake on the Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast

Emily Drake is the CEO of Flank 5 Academy located in Chicago, IL.  Flank 5 is a personal incubator that helps you unlock your potential, change careers, or become self-employed. Graduates start consulting practices, open restaurants, change industries, and restructure their current employment situation.   Another reason I love Emily Drake is for her candor and courage. She […]

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Henry Vasquez: Secrets to productivity and accountability

Henry Vasquez on the Better Leaders Better Schools podcast

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Henry Vasquez is a 4-time entrepreneur with experience in consumer media, B2B SaaS, and software consulting. Henry helped Spartz Media grow from a dorm room idea to a downtown office with more than 40 employees and 5 million users. Henry Vasquez has built two 7-figure startups, two venture-backed startups, and created over 100 […]

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Jeremy Rogoff: Run experiments and improve success

Jeremy Rogoff on the Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Jeremy Rogoff  has been an educator in rural, urban, district and charter schools. He was also a Coro Leadership Fellow and an All-Conference pitcher at Washington University in St. Louis. Jeremy Rogoff started his teaching career in Clarendon, Arkansas and continued at KIPP DC: College Preparatory, where he was inspired to co-found KickUp.  He’s […]

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Eric Connor: Take care of yourself first

Eric Connor on the Better Leaders Better Schools Podcast

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Eric Connor is a clinical therapist with advanced training in trauma resolution, sexual addiction and other compulsive behaviors.  He seeks to use modern technology and evidence-based approaches to facilitate healing and growth.  He has a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Chicago and earned his Masters degree in Counseling […]

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Healthy and whole living with Dr. Phil Carson

Phil Carson on the better leaders better schools podcast

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Dr. Phil Carson, President of Carson Natural Health, LLC is a Pharmacist who thinks outside the box of  traditional medicine. He believes in helping people find natural alternatives and integrative nutritional solutions to their health problems. He is committed to leading people to finding the root cause of their health […]

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Paul Vandersteen: The power of permission

Paul Vandersteen on the better leaders better schools podcast

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Paul Vandersteen has been the science department chair at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois for 18 years.  The science department has 29 members, in two different buildings.  Paul has hired them all, along with others that have left to pursue other interests or relocated.  Paul was one of the original staff members when Neuqua […]

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Forget about Balance with Amy Heavin

amy heavin at the ball game

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Amy Heavin is the principal at Ryan Park Elementary School, MSD of Steuben County in Angola, IN. She has been a school administrator since 2010, and taught middle school English for 8 years prior to that in Pasadena, CA, and Kendallville, IN. Passionate about curriculum and instruction, she pursues learning opportunities […]

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Leaders are Readers

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In today’s show Dan and Iby explore tips 19-21 from the #1 Google ranked post, 200 tips for effective school leaders. In this episode you will learn: is your time balanced? why leaders are readers how books, audio, and video are virtual mentors why it’s important to learn from other industries do you empower your […]

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