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My Favorite Books in 2018

What were the best books you read this past year and why? It’s obvious that successful people read. These people are at least as busy as you are … Warren Buffett reads 5-6 hours a day Bill Gates read 50 books a year Oprah calls reading her “personal path to freedom.” Mark Cuban reads 3-4 […]

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How to Improve Parental Involvement in Schools

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In today’s post I discuss, “How to improve parent involvement in schools.” Most of my experience in education has been at the middle and high school level. It seems as kids age parents become less active or engaged in school events. Is this necessarily true?  Some elementary schools definitely struggle to get parents to attend school […]

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Kerry Gallagher: An Ethic of Excellence Comes From Within

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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 and an EdSurge Columnist. Kerry’s passions and the focus of her work include empowering teachers, students and parents to learn with open education […]

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Top 10 BLBS Blog Posts of 2017

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I’m sure you are just like me an LOVE lists … so here are my Top 10 Posts from 2017. Links and short descriptions are below. If you prefer video describing the posts … I have that too 200 Tips This is an epic post and I’m sure it will always rank #1. Where else can you get 200 […]

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What to do when you are overwhelmed

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I am here to help you address “What to do when you are overwhelmed.” As a teacher, school principal, and now entrepreneur I understand what it’s like to feel I’m totally out of control. Supposedly, the average adult makes 35,000 decisions a day! Depending on the gravity of each decision … overwhelm seems quite unavoidable, or […]

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Aaron Walker: Can’t couldn’t do it and could did it all

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Aaron Walker has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence.  He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher.  35 years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given Aaron a wealth of experience.  Aaron continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences […]

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Pete Hall: Lose your idea. Leave it to the team.

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Professional Development Agent Pete Hall, 12-year veteran school principal on sabbatical, proudly offers professional development experiences, workshops, mentoring support, keynote addresses, and other educational consulting services full-time. After a teaching career that spanned three states and included primary, intermediate, and middle-school positions, Mr. Hall served as principal of Anderson Elementary School in Reno, Nevada. When he took […]

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I have an incredible amount of energy this week. And it’s all because of intentionality. I remember last spring when I completed my life plan (using this text) I felt so much energy. The reason started a life plan? I wanted to stop d                       […]

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Erich Kurschat: Getting further in your conversations

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Better Leaders Better School’s guest Erich Kurschat is the founder of Harmony Insights, an HR coaching and consulting business focused on helping companies build and grow teams that value diverse communication, personality, and leadership styles.  A seasoned corporate HR professional and dynamic DiSC assessment instructor, Erich has partnered internationally with thousands of business leaders to get the most out of themselves and their teams.  […]

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